Fiction, folklore and poetry based in Orkney, or by writers who live in or have Orkney connections.
George Mackay Brown is seen as one of the great Scottish poets of the 20th century. He wrote of life and nature in his native Orkney Islands, his fertile imagination encompassing poetry, novels, children’s stories, essays, plays, and media pieces.
Novels from local authors from Orkney or Orkney-based.
Novels based in Orkney, by authors from far and wide.
Poets from, and inspired by, Orkney.
Explore the rich folklore and mythology of Orkney.
By Myra Shearer. This collection of poems was written over a period of many years. They have been divided into two sections; 1. Miscellaneous poems of various topics and 2. Poems dedicated to the many pet cats I have homed and loved (written after they died). Paperback booklet.