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Book Launch: Donald S Murray


Thursday 14.03.24

What Time

19:00 - 20:30


Seaview Hotel

Donald S Murray is from Ness in the Isle of Lewis. Now living in Shetland, his work includes poetry – like ‘Achanalt’ which in collaboration with the artist Hugh Bryden won the Callum MacDonald award – and novels such as ‘As the Women Lay Dreaming’ (Saraband) which won the Paul Torday Award and was shortlisted for other national prizes.

He has written a considerable number of non-fiction books, including ‘For the Safety of All’, a book about Scotland’s lighthouses for which he was commissioned by Historic Environment Scotland. His new novel, which was linked to various musical events, including one at Celtic Connections is ‘The Salt and the Flame’ and was published in January 2024.

No booking required

This event is being run by The John O’Groats Book Festival

All ages welcome