The Wisdom of Stone

Just came across this recording done for the Edinburgh City of Literature ‘enlighten‘ project a couple years ago… funny to realise that I was writing about the life of stones even then (inspired in this case by James Hutton) and then went on to write more on this subject in Locust and Marlin, thanks to Gaston Bachelard. Have a listen here.

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enLIGHTen Interview

Interview about my enLIGHTen experience up on their blog: enLIGHTen, in case you’d like a read.  There’s a rather fine picture of a bagel included.

 

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enLIGHTen

I was recently commissioned to be one of the writers for the City of Literature and (G)Host City enLIGHTen project, celebrating Edinburgh’s literary history in a dazzling display of light.

You can read more about it in this article in the Scotsman: