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Shetland Writing and Writers

A showcase of just some of Shetland's varied writing talent, with readings and interviews in audio - local writers talk about writing. These articles were created by Bruce Eunson in 2009.

Jen Hadfield

James W. Irvine

Laureen Johnson

Jen Hadfield

James W. Irvine

Laureen Johnson

Tom Morton Brian Smith Mark Ryan Smith
Tom Morton Brian Smith Mark Ryan Smith
Stella Sutherland Valerie Watt Jonathan Wills
Stella Sutherland Valerie Watt Jonathan Wills

 

Below are some more pieces of Shetland dialect writing - you can listen and read along.

Text files: open in new window Audio files
Laevin Lerwick harbour by Grace Barnes

Read by Thelma Miller

Flans fae da haaf by Laurence Graham

Read by the author
Me Graandmidder by Silvia Jamieson Read by the author
Bide a start wi me by Rhoda Bulter Read by the author
Da Sea by Rhoda Bulter Read by the author
Sea Pinks by Rhoda Bulter Read by the author
Clearing oot da haandbag by Rhoda Bulter Read by the author
   
For fun: Lowrie Sells His Oo (YouTube)  
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