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Makar Making

Sheena Blackhall — Makar of the North-East of Scotland

Thursday 30 April 2009
6.30pm - 8pm

Books and Beans, Belmont Street, Aberdeen

Admission free

Dead Good Poets in association with North-East writers' groups inaugurate Sheena Blackhall at a Makar Making ceremony. Sheena is a distinguished and prolific poet in Doric, Scots and English. She is internationally recognised as an outstanding contemporary writer. We are privileged to have her among us. At this event Sheena will read her poems and most likely also sing.

Sheena Blackhall is a Nor' Aest scriever, illustrator, tradeetional ballant sangster an shenachie. Ootthrou 1998-2003 she wis Creative Writing Fellow at Aiberdeen Varsity's Elphinstone Institute. She writes mainly in Scots, but also in Doric and English. She has won the Hugh MacDiarmid trophy for Scots and the Robert McLellan Cup for short story writing.

Sheena Blackhall

The evening will, as always, include an open mic session. All welcome.

2009 Programme

North East Writers

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