Stravaigin

By Liz Niven

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Luath Press Ltd

Luath Press takes its name from Robert Burns, whose little collie Luath (Gael., swift or nimble) tripped up Jean Armour at a wedding and gave him the chance to speak to the woman who was to be his wife and the abiding love of his life. Burns called one of ' The Twa Dogs' Luath after Cuchullin's hunting dog in Ossian's Fingal. Luath Press was established in 1981 in the heart of Burns country, and is now based a few steps up the road from Burns' first lodgings on Edinburgh's Royal Mile.

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While working as a teacher, Liz Niven was awarded a bursary to write poetry about Southwest Scotland. Today, her poetry is engraved in public art installations in Galloway. A Scots poet, she has appeared to audiences at poetry festivals throughout Scotland and Europe. Born in Glasgow in 1952, Liz Niven is a former teacher who now works as the Writer-in-Residence for Dumfries.

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Format Paperback
Imprint Luath Press Ltd
Publication Date 1 Jul 2006
ISBN 9781905222704
Number of Pages 74

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