Making Soup in a Storm: New Writing Scotland 24 by Valerie Thornton
New Writing Scotland is the principal forum for poetry and short fiction in Scotland today. Every year it publishes the very best from both emerging and established writers, and lists many of the leading literary lights of Scotland among its past (and present) contributors. "Making Soup in a Storm" is the latest collection of excellent contemporary literature, drawn from a wide cross-section of Scottish culture and society. In its long and fruitful life to date, New Writing Scotland has printed early material by Ian Rankin, Janice Galloway, A. L. Kennedy and Irvine Welsh, along with a host of other talents. What rising stars are shining in this edition? New Writing Scotland always attracts positive media attention and is regarded as an annual indicator of the state of the literary nation. "Making Soup in a Storm" is an essential purchase for all aficionados of modern Scottish writing.