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How Do We Talk About Knives

A new poetry anthology, featuring contemporary writers in Scotland on names, language and identity; published by Matecznik Press and edited by Samina Chaudhry, Marcas Mac an Tuairneir and Rebecca Sharp.

Within this selection, literary and community languages of Scotland intersect. We hear the lived experiences of women, trans and non-binary people, writers in exile, Scots and New Scots.

Writers include:

  • David Bleiman
  • Ceitidh Chaimbeul
  • Gray Crosbie
  • Vahid Davar
  • Laura T Fyfe
  • Xinyi Jiang
  • Mary Ann Kennedy
  • Elodie Laügt
  • Marcas Mac an Tuairneir
  • Gillebride MacMillan
  • Paul Malgrati
  • Carrie Marshall
  • Cáit O’Neill McCullagh
  • nicky melville
  • Krisján Norge
  • Ngan Nguyen
  • Jeda Pearl
  • Rebecca SharpTawona Sithole
  • Christine Stone
  • Christie Williamson

Anthology launch events

The anthology was launched at National Library of Scotland on 16th Nov 2023. 

More events to come!

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