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50 Years of The Gaelic Books Council 1968-2018

  • Linklater Rooms University of Aberdeen King's College Aberdeen AB24 3FX (map)

Celebrate The Gaelic Books Council's 50th anniversary with an exhibition and readings by award-winning authors Alison Lang and Sandy NicDhòmhnaill Jones.

Poet, singer and harpist Sandy NicDhòmhnaill Jones is a versatile and intriguing new voice in Gaelic poetry, winning Scotland's Wigtown Poetry Prize in 2013 and Ireland's Col. Eoghain Uí Néill Prize in 2014. Sandy has a home in South Uist and strong affinities with the Hebrides, reflected in her latest collection, Crotal Ruadh/Red Lichen.

Alison Lang is a celebrated novelist and short story writer in Gaelic and English, who also writes drama for television, radio and stage. Her books have been shortlisted for Donald Meek and Saltire Society awards. Her latest novel, Am Balach Beag a dh'Èisteadh aig Dorsan (The Little Boy who Listened at Doors), was launched by Luath Press in April 2018.

Tickets for this event are free, but booking is required. Please visit https://www.abdn.ac.uk/mayfestival/events/13009/

Am Balach Beag a dh'Èisteadh aig Dorsan (The Little Boy who Listened at Doors) by Alison Lang https://www.luath.co.uk/new-releases/am-balach-beag-a-dhisteadh-aig-dorsan-agus-na-chuala-e?rq=am%20balach%20beag