Robert Alan Jamieson was born and grew up in Shetland. He wrote two novels and a collection of poetry, before returning to university as a mature student in Edinburgh. His novel Da Happie Laand was shortlisted for the Saltire Prize in 2010. His latest book macCloud Falls (2017) is a novel, set in British Columbia and based in part on the life of the 19th century Shetland emigrant, James Alexander Teit.
Malachy Tallack is an author and singer-songwriter. His most recent book, The Valley at the Centre of the World, is a novel set in Shetland. It was described by Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon as ‘a triumph’, and has been long-listed for the Highland Book Prize. His previous books are Sixty Degrees North and The Un-Discovered Islands.
This event will be chaired by David Robinson and sponsored by The Ceilidh Place.
Tickets are £8 and are available from the Ullapool Book Festival booking page here.