The Shard Box

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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Liz Niven currently lives in. A former teacher, she has been Writer-in-Residence for DGAA, Scots Language Development Officer for Dumfries & Galloway Education Dept. and is now Cultural Co-ordinator for Creative Writing in D&G?s schools. Her poetry and language related writings are widely published (UK, USA, Canada, Netherlands, Slovakia, Czech Republic) and has been broadcast on BBC Scotland, Radio 4, BBC Northern Ireland and ITV. Her award-winning poetry includes collaborations with sculptors for wood and stone installations on the River Cree in Galloway and commissioned poetry for Highlands & Islands Airports Ltd?s Gateway Arts Project. The latter commission wasthe subject of a television documentary entitled ?Poet on a Plane?. She has been awarded two Scottish Arts Council Writers? Bursaries in 1996 and in 2003, and was awarded joint first prize in the Herald/McCash Poetry competition in the same year.

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Format Paperback
Imprint Luath Press Ltd
Publication Date 6 Sep 2010
ISBN 9781906817626
Number of Pages 84

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