Book Week Scotland Conversations

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Authors, poets and storytellers to sit down with each other and have a conversation we can all enjoy listening to.

James Robertson and Pàdraig MacAoidh on language

Listen in on James Robertson and Pàdraig MacAoidh’s conversation about the complexities and joys of language.

James Robertson is the author of several highly-acclaimed novels include And the Land Lay Still, The Fanatic and The Testament of Gideon Mack. He is also a strong advocate for the teaching of Scots in schools and co-founded of the Scots language imprint Itchy Coo.

His partner in conversation is native Gaelic speaker Pàdraig MacAoidh. A poet, broadcaster, academic and journalist, Peter’s debut poetry collection Gu Leòr / Galore was published by Acair in 2015.