New work in Scots & English from Sheena Blackhall & Tom Hubbard
Available online here.
Sheena writes in Doric. Quirky fun includes the celebration of Furryboots City, curlers, eco-warriors, a ‘Museum of Toilets’ in Delhi and a tribute to the folk at the Elphinstone Institute at Aberdeen University.
Tom offers various European themes including transcreations of French, Czech, Hungarian and Russian poetry (including a bizarre piece from Dostoevsky), essays on William Alexander (the author of the North-East novel Johnny Gibb of Gushetneuk), and how Scottish poets Edwin Morgan and Alastair Mackie responded to Alexander Pushkin’s poem ‘Autumn’.
Novelist and poet; former visiting professor at overseas universities (Budapest, Connecticut, Grenoble); first Librarian of the Scottish Poetry Library, 1984-92.