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.
Writeen fae Orkney Voices. Aal this you'll finnd here in poetry, prose an drama, renga, haiku an cinquains. Thir's light an dark, a lot o whit wae like, some o whit wae don't. But aal written wae a love o Orkney an a delight in Orcadian language an wirds. The George Mackay Brown Fellowship. Paperback.
By George Mackay Brown. First published in 1969, An Orkney Tapestry, George Mackay Brown's seminal work, is a unique look at Orkney through the eye of a poet. A new edition published to celebrate 50 years since its first publication and also the George Mackay Brown centenary in 2021.
In this highly acclaimed biography, Ron Ferguson tracks his friend's literary and spiritual journey, including his controversial move from Presbyterianism to Roman Catholicism. By Ron Ferguson. Preface by Richard Holloway. Paperback.