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Making Soup in a Storm By Valerie Thornton

Making Soup in a Storm by Valerie Thornton

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Presents a collection of literature, drawn from a cross-section of Scottish culture and society. This work is useful for the aficionados of modern Scottish writing.

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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.

Table of Contents

Gregor Addison ... Slipping Away Colin Begg ... There is No Money in Poetry? Laura Bissell ... Love and the Weather Norman Bissell ... Lone Seal Travelling South / A Mackerel Sky Jim Carruth ... The Big Mistake Ian Crockatt ... Viking Spring Tracey Emerson ... April Hazel Frew ... Hungry Swans William Gilfedder ... Diplomatic Coup over the Canapes Paul Gorman ... Behind the Scenes at the Puppet Theatre Charlie Gracie ... Storm / On Carn Dearg Lis Lee ... Pebble Joanna Lilley ... Inukshuk Andrew McCallum ... The Ballad O Paw Broon Stuart Robert Macdonald ... Eclipse / Whilst I Was Away Across the Briny Frank McHugh ... Home Comforts / Window Pain David S. Mackenzie ... Tio Jane McKie ... Medicine / Spite-Stake Lyn Moir ... Shoreline Jacklin Murray ... Belle's Disco 1982 Ronnie Nixon ... Thyroid Eyes / Stewart Christ / Escalator Mary Paulson-Ellis ... The Story of the Boy Who'll Not Have Done it Julia Rampen ... Recycling June Ritchie ... Pots of Gold Alison Swinfen ... My Garden: a poem in three days / Light Catching Judith Taylor ... Hallows Chiew Siah Tei ... A Slice of the Mid-Autumn Moon. Vikki Trelfer ... Making Soup in a Storm Fiona Ritchie Walker ... Sadie Writes a Note Jane Webster ... The Woman in the Mirror Jim C. Wilson ... The Next Poem / What's Left Sheena Williamson ... The Chronicle of Heron Matthew Wright ... Dance with Me

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Making Soup in a Storm: New Writing Scotland 24 by Valerie Thornton
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