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Henge in the Surge

Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

Henge in the Surge, newly launched in 2018 – with great poems from the very talented writers on the Orkney Writers’ Course 2017. Featuring Aileen Ballantyne, Martin Malone, Catherine Eunson, Kate Oldfield, Christian Tait, Seonaid Stevenson, Fiona Sanderson and Abigail Zammit.

HengeSurge OWC17

From There to Here

Sunday, May 24th, 2015

From There to Here shows selections from the Orkney Writers’ Course in 2012. The authors are:

Andrew Sclater, GW Colkitto, Catriona Yule, Julie-Ann Rowell, Brynna Bailey, Ben Morris, Helen Vincent and Lydia Harris. (more…)

Navigating Home

Sunday, May 24th, 2015

The writing in this anthology reflects the themes of migration, memory and landscapes, woven into Nalini Paul’s projects and collaborations over her year as GMB Writing Fellow in 2009-10. (more…)


Sunday, May 24th, 2015

An anthology of writing by young Orkney writers, published in 2012 by the George Mackay Brown Fellowship, on behalf of the Wirdsmit children’s writing group. (more…)

Waiting for the Tide

Sunday, May 24th, 2015

Waiting for the tide, published in January 2015, shows selected work from the 2014 Orkney Writers’ Course. (more…)

To the World

Sunday, May 24th, 2015

A brand new anthology To The World will be launched at Orkney Library &
Archive on Thursday 18 October and at the Upper Library Stromness Academy on Friday 19 October. (more…)

Setting Sail

Sunday, May 24th, 2015

Setting Sail is the result of workshops GMB Writing Fellow Nalini Paul held at Stromness Primary School in May 2010, where the children wrote in response to extracts of music. (more…)

A Place Beyond Belief

Saturday, May 23rd, 2015

An online pamphlet, A Place Beyond Belief, has been launched, with selections of work from the participants on the 2013 Orkney Writers’ Course. The pamphlet can be downloaded in pdf format at the base of this page.

A New Orkney Anthology

Saturday, May 23rd, 2015

This anthology is a reflection of 2007 – a year’s worth of creative writing in Orkney – produced during the first GMB writing fellowship. (more…)

Our a-z

Saturday, May 23rd, 2015

This unique collection was written by primary school children during workshops in Kirkwall and Stromness Libraries as part of the GMB writing fellowship in 2007. (more…)