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Ordinary people. Everyday situations. Extraordinary outcomes. One small twist of fate and the normal turns to the fantastic.
Sandy MacDonald Jones
Sandy NicDhòmhnaill Jones is one of the most exciting poets writing in Scottish Gaelic today. She is also a singer, a songwriter and a harpist, whose live performances of her work have entranced audiences.
Scotland, Autumn 1513. After seeing an apparition in Linlithgow, King James the Fourth is determined to go on pilgrimage to St Duthac’s Church in Tain before he makes an attack on England.
P. Mackay & J. MacDonald
A collection of 100 favourite Gaelic poems and songs – love poems and hymns, sea ditties and war poems, lullabies and elegies – many translated into English for the first time.
Iain F. MacLeod
A gripping crime novel from Iain F. MacLeod. When the body of a young girl is found on the Flannan Isles off the coast of the Isle of Lewis, D.I. Cameron and pathologist Kate St John are called on to investigate.
Michelle Macleod (Editor)
A collection of Gaelic plays, alongside their English translations, from the start of the twentieth century until the present day.
Calum L. MacLeod
Calum L. MacLeod’s gripping novel based on the life of Donald Morrison – The Megantic Outlaw.
This is a brilliant and creative rendition of The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse by Charlie Mackesy translated into Gaelic by Johan Nic a’ Ghobhainn.
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Supporting Scottish Gaelic writers and publishers
The Gaelic Books Council is the lead organisation with responsibility for supporting Scottish Gaelic writers and publishers, and for raising the profile and reach of Scottish Gaelic books in Scotland and internationally.
The Gaelic Books Council provides assistance for publishers who wish to publish Scottish Gaelic literature by offering funding opportunities through commission and publication grants. The Gaelic Books Council is not a publisher; however, we can provide advice and guidance regarding the next step towards publication.
The Gaelic Books Council provides assistance for Scottish Gaelic writers by offering funding opportunities through commission grants. The Gaelic Books Council is not a publisher; however, we can provide advice and guidance regarding the next step towards publication.
22 September 2021
The Gaelic Literature Awards 2021 were held with a digital event, live streamed on YouTube on 16th S…Read more
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