On Sunday the late author an poet, George Mackay Brown wid hiv turned 100 years old an a buik his been published bi Tippermuir Books Limited tae celebrate this landmark.

Edited bi Jim Mackintosh an Paul S Philippou, ‘Beyond the Swelkie’ is a collection o poetry and prose. These wirks contributed bi scrievers fae Orkney an across Scotland in English, Gaelic an Scots. Brown’s writing wis shortlisted for a Booker Prize an his wirks received global acclaim.

‘Beyond the Swelkie’ can be purchased at https://tippermuirbooks.co.uk/?product=beyond-the-swelkie-george-mackay-brown

George Mackay Brown (Credit: The Scotsman)