Relativism by Mary Ford Neal Readings & Pre-Orders

As July approaches we find ourselves less than one month away from the publication of Relativism, the outstanding second collection by poet and academic Mary Ford Neal. Artfully confronting themes of attachment, (be)longing, certainty, doubt, and our connections to places, times, people, and ideas, Relativism uses different voices and the lens of our most intimateContinue reading “Relativism by Mary Ford Neal Readings & Pre-Orders”

Skjelv Du På Handa, Vladimir? / Does Your Hand Shake, Vladimir?

Does your hand shake/today, Vladimir,/as you lift the cup/to your mouth,/when they tell you/thousands upon thousands have died/at your command/on the nineteenth day of the war. Odveig Klyve, translated from Norwegian by Kenneth Steven On March 14 2022, Norwegian poet Odveig Klyve posted a powerful, spontaneous poem on her personal Facebook page condemning Vladimir PutinContinue reading “Skjelv Du På Handa, Vladimir? / Does Your Hand Shake, Vladimir?”

Books of 2022: Femke by David Cameron

We are absolutely delighted to announce that our first fiction title of 2022 will be Femke by David Cameron, a Glasgow-born poet and novelist and winner of the 2014 Hennessy Literary Award. An author of poetry, non-fiction and fiction, this is his third novel and first since 2019’s Prendergast’s Fall. This manuscript came to usContinue reading “Books of 2022: Femke by David Cameron”

Update on the Edinburgh Launch of ‘All the Way Home’

We are sorry to say that due to circumstances outwith our control, we have had to rearrange the Edinburgh launch for All the Way Home with Golden Hare at St Vincent’s Chapel. The event will now take place at 6:30pm on Wednesday March 30. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause, and assure youContinue reading “Update on the Edinburgh Launch of ‘All the Way Home’”

Two Launches Announced for ‘All the Way Home: 30 Years of Rock Trust’

We are so pleased to announce two launch events for our upcoming anthology All the Way Home (more on that here), one of which marks our first venture over to the West of Scotland. Across both events we’ll be joined by outstanding authors as well as Rock Trust CEO Kate Polson, who will be readingContinue reading “Two Launches Announced for ‘All the Way Home: 30 Years of Rock Trust’”

Peak Beyond Peak: Unpublished Scottish Journeys of Isobel Wylie Hutchison

Collected and Transcribed by Hazel Buchan Cameron Have you ever heard the name Isobel Wylie Hutchison? If the answer is no, it’s little surprise, but her relative obscurity in Scottish history remains one of the country’s biggest cultural oversights. Isobel was born near the turn of the century and was many things: a botanist, aContinue reading “Peak Beyond Peak: Unpublished Scottish Journeys of Isobel Wylie Hutchison”

Books of 2022: Relativism by Mary Ford Neal

This is the first book we signed off on after opening for submissions back in July 2021, and we are just as excited about it now as we were back then. Relativism, the second poetry collection by Mary Ford Neal, a writer and academic from the West of Scotland, is a frank and poignant seriesContinue reading “Books of 2022: Relativism by Mary Ford Neal”