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Participants: Angus Peter Campbell

Angus Peter Campbell(Photo: Liondsaidh Chaimbeul)

Angus Peter Campbell / Aonghas Pādraig Caimbeul was born and brought up on the Island of South Uist.  An Honours Graduate in Politics and History from the University of Edinburgh, he works as a writer and journalist. He has published three collections of poetry, eight Gaelic novels and an English language fiction, Invisible Islands (2006). Sorley MacLean said this about him: "I have no doubts that Angus Peter Campbell is one of the few really significant living poets in Scotland, writing in any language" (West Highland Free Press, 2 October 1992).

StAnza 2009 Events:

Sat 21 March | Poets of the Scottish Enlightenment & the 18th Century Gaelteachd
Talk: Robert Crawford & Angus Peter Campbell
The Town Hall, Queens Gardens – Council Chamber

Sat 21 March | Voices of Scotland: Gaelic & English
Reading: Angus Peter Campbell, Stuart B Campbell
The Undercroft, St John's House, South Street

Sat 21 March | Not Another Word
Specially commissioned drama: Crispin Bonham Carter, Cralan Kelder & Clark Morgan
The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street – Studio Theatre

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