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A SUPREME MASTER: Michael Ondaatje’s new novel, Warlight

Michael Ondaatje needs little introduction. Born in Sri Lanka and partly educated in London before emigrating as a teenager in the early 1960s to Canada, where he still lives, he is a writer of international calibre whose works are widely … Continue reading

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Writing up Scotswrite 2017

It’s been a spectacular team effort, but we made it! So just as 2017 is closing, it seemed about time to write up my bit about Scotswrite 2017. The conference was held in September this year and organised by the … Continue reading

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