Scottish Gaelic performances during book festival week

We are thrilled to confirm that Atlantic Book Award finalist Michael Newton (Seanchaidh na Coille / Memory-Keeper of the Forest: Anthology of Scottish Gaelic Writing of Canada, CBU Press 2015) will be featured during the awards festival next week in Sydney, Halifax and Charlottetown.

Now in its second printing, Seanchaidh na Coille edited by Michael Newton, is shortlisted for the Atlantic Book Award for Scholarly Writing. The awards will take place April 27 in Moncton

During Atlantic Book Awards festival week, Newton will give a series of free public readings and performances from Seanchaidh na Coille, along with Nova Scotia Gaelic poet and singer Lewis MacKinnon (Famhair and Rudan Mì-bheanailteach is an Cothroman): in Sydney, 2 p.m. April 24, at the Centre for Social Innovation, 32 Nepean St.; in Halifax, 7 p.m. April 25, at The Company House, 2202 Gottingen St.; in Charlottetown, 7 p.m. April 26, at the Benevolent Irish Society, 582 North River Road.


Posted by Mike Hunter on April 18, 2016