Reviews / Wordplay 2021: Identity, creativity and a strong sense of placeShetland’s annual literature festival Wordplay, celebrating its 20th birthday this year, comes to an end later today (Sunday). Alex Purbrick went along for Shetland News and spoke to local and visiting authors
Arts / More Screenplay and Wordplay details unveiled
Arts / Del Toro among Screenplay guests
Arts / Screenplay and Wordplay to return this year
Arts / Wordplay set for musical twist
Reviews / The magic quality of island lifeNatural history writer Patrick Barkham’s arrival in Shetland on Friday evening as a guest speaker for Wordplay was certainly an eventful one.
Reviews / ‘The global web of life with a valley at the centre’WORDPLAY was host to one of Scotland’s most promising new writers, Malachy Tallack, who returned home to Shetland to deliver a travel writing workshop on Saturday morning at the Shetland Library and a public talk in Mareel in the evening to introduce his book Valley at the Centre of the World to a local audience. Alex Purbrick spoke to him about his latest book.
Reviews / Wordplay kicks off with an inspiring celebration of local writingWORDPLAY 2018 officially began on Thursday evening in Mareel with A Celebration of Shetland Writingwhere a small, intimate audience gathered to listen to poetry and prose from a variety of local writers. Alex Purbrick was in the audience.
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