I was at an event in Scottish Parliament last night. It was the Association for Scottish Literary Studies' annual international lecture and Professor Marie-Odile Pittin-Hedon of Aix-Marseille University was demonstrating how contemporary women writers are shaping our concepts of Scottish identity for the twenty-first century. She argues that Scotland is in the midst of political,… Continue reading Contemporary women writers are shaping our concepts of Scottish identity for the twenty-first century.
Recently I received a tweet from Rebecca Monks who writes for The List Magazine, asking me if I could tell her my favourite book, and why, for an article she was compiling for The List in advance of World Book Night. I was able to respond immediately because I am very firm in my thinking. My… Continue reading favourite reads, favourite writers