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Chapman Issue 61-2

Issue: 61-2 - Writing Together

The Twentieth Anniversary Issue for Glasgow’s Writing Festival: New writing from Algeria, Bangladesh, Bengal, Botswana, The Caribbean, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Eire, France, Germany, Guyana, Ghana, India, Jamaica, Malay-Chinese, New Zealand, Nigeria, Pakistan, Sudan, Vietnam, and of course Scotland and the UK. Hayden Murphy on Irish poetry, Mohamed Bashir on ’The Asian Community in Scotland’; Bangladeshi poet Kaiser Haq reflects on the fall of the Berlin Wall (he was there at the time); William Neill rages about attitudes to Scots, in ‘Standard Language, Rigid Minds’ and John Greig on Scotsoun recordings. Charles Stephens writes on Robin Williamson of the Incredible String Band; Fletcher of Saltoun on ‘Scotland and Europe’ and John Robertson on Fletcher’s political intelligence. ’Stars’ include Kaiser Haq, James Berry, John Agard, Ama Ata Aidoo, Nuala ní Dhomhnaill, Fleur Adcock, Dea Trear Mørch, Eunice de Souza, Naomi Mitchison, Miroslav Holub, Liz Lochhead, aonghas macneacai, Jenny Robertson … 200 pp, 1990, ISBN-10: 0-906772-25-7 / ISBN-13: 978-0-906772-25-6 £8.00