Now Out - Departures and Arrivals Double CD


Launched at the 2009 Edinburgh International Book Festival, Departures and Arrivals records specially commissioned work on the theme of departures, arrivals, journeys and homecoming.

A fascinating and innovative blend of prose, poetry and memoir, this double CD interprets these themes, in both literal and metaphorical ways. Twenty-four writers read extracts from their own work, in English, Scots Gaelic and the Shetland dialect, showcasing the extensive range of contemporary Scottish writing.

Authors featured:
Margaret Atwood, Ron Butlin, Jo Clifford, Linda Cracknell, Catherine Czerkawska, Christine de Luca, T.M. Devine, Chris Dolan, Douglas Dunn, Bashabi Fraser, Rody Gorman, Iyad Hayatleh, Robin Lloyd-Jones, Carl MacDougall, Alexander McCall Smith, Raman Mundair, Tessa Ransford, Alan Riach, James Robertson, Paul Scott, Donald Smith, Zoe Strachan, Louise Welsh, Brian Whittingham.

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