Monday, 25 May 2009
The Poems: Figurehead
On 30th April 2009, Dead Good Poets in association with North-East writers' groups including Huntly Writers, Deeside Writers, Grampian Association of Storytellers, Lemon Tree Writers, Aberdeen Writers Circle and Springtides, inaugurated Sheena Blackhall at a Makar Making ceremony at Books and Beans in Aberdeen. The Makar-Making Event was a Wordfringe curtainraiser, organised by http://www.deadgoodpoets.co.uk/ - http://www.koopress.co.uk/ - http://www.wordfringe.co.uk/ Figurehead was launched at this event. It was published by Lochlands, Maud, Aberdeenshire, and printed by Thistle Reprographics, 55 Holburn Street, Aberdeen. The cover was designed by Sìne NicThearlaich. The poem Fallen Lucifers was published on line by Sally Evans, the editor of Poetry Scotland. The short story Jimmy was solicited and accepted for publication by Lallans. Peat-Cut is due to appear in Canvases 29-44, published by Malfranteaux Concepts, Aberdeen.