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Drochaid by AC Clarke, Maggie Rabatski & Sheila Templeton is a new collaboration across the three traditional languages of Scotland (Scots, Gaelic, English), and the third installment in Tapsalteerie’s Biggin Brigs series.
Also appearing in support will be Ann Mackinnon & Finola Scott, reading Scots work from our forthcoming book-length anthology “Modren Makars: Yin”.
AC Clarke is an award winning poet and translator with a background in teaching and university administration. She has five full collections and a number of pamphlets to her name, and in 2019 won the Second Light Long Poem competition for the second time.
Maggie Rabatski is Hebridean by birth but has lived in Glasgow for many years. Her first pamphlet Down From The Dance was shortlisted for the Saltire Society’s First Book of the Year 2011. Her second, Holding, was shortlisted for the 2013 Callum MacDonald Award. Her poem ‘Sacrifice/Ìobairt’ was chosen as one of the SPL’s Best Scottish Poems in 2012.
Sheila Templeton is originally from Aberdeenshire and is widely published in magazines and anthologies. She has won the McCash Scots Language Poetry Award three times, the McLellan Poetry Prize, the Neil Gunn Writing Competition, and was a Makar of the Federation of Writers Scotland.
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