Bàrdachd

POETRY

Marcas is one of Scotland's most dynamic and critically acclaimed contemporary poets.

His works have won accolades and awards nationally and internationally and he has been published internationally in various journals and periodicals.

Bàrdachd

Poetry

2017

beul-fo-bhonn

A trilingual collaboration between Marcas Mac an Tuairneir and Stuart A. Paterson.
 

Volume 2 in Tapsalteerie's Biggin Brigs series.

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2016

Lus na Tùise

The second volume of Gaelic poetry by Marcas Mac an Tuairneir is titled after the ‘lavender generation’ of interwar gay rights activists.

The poems portray a multitude of relationships, with the sense of an emotional life laid bare. 

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2013

Deò

Marcas début collection, with poems written across Scotland.

The poems speak of a process breathing; inhaling experience and exhaling creativity.

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Duaisean

Awards

2014
The Baker Prize (Gaelic) - Skye Reading Room – Winner
Off the Stanza! - Stirling Book Festival – Third Place

2015
Gaelic Poetry Prize – Wigtown Book Festival – Shortlisted
The National William Blake Poetry Prize – The Big Blake Project – Runner Up
Write Up North! – Association of Scottish Writers – Winner

2016
Duais Filíochta Dhúbhglas de hÍde – Strokestown Poetry Festival – Shortlisted
Vernal Competition - Federation of Writers (Scotland) – Commended
Wildcard - Sabateur Awards – Shortlisted
Gaelic Poetry Prize – Wigtown Book Festival – Second Place

 

2017

Wildcard, Best Spoken Word and Best Reviewer – Saboteur Awards - Longlisted
Gaelic Poetry Prize – Wigtown Book Festival - Winner

beul-fo-bhonn

heelster-gowdie
2017

beul-fo-bhonn (heelster-gowdie) is a trilingual publication across Gaelic, Scots and English – the culmination of a two year collaboration between these two excellent poets.

 

It forms volume 2 of Tapsalteerie’s Biggin Brigs series, which promotes poetic connections across those three languages.

 

The pamphlet is designed to be read from both sides: Marcas’ original poems and their translations start from one side, while Stuart A. Paterson’s original poems and their translations start from the other.

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