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Participants: Mark O. Goodwin

Mark O. Goodwin(Photo: Steven Mackenzie / Canan Ltd)

Devon born Mark O. Goodwin lived and worked in London doing a variety of jobs before moving to Skye in 1994. Latterly, he worked for the gallery An Tuireann as Literature Development Officer. He co-ordinated and took part in Skye's session of StAnza's virtual poetry festival Distant Voices in 2009. The Two Sides of the Pass/Dà Thaobh a’ Bhealaich (Two Ravens, 2009), co-authored with Maoilios Caimbeul and illustrated by Ẹghann Mac Colla, is his first collection of poems. His poem Skye was selected for the Scottish Poetry Library's Best Scottish Poems 2009.

StAnza 2011 Events:

Fri 18 March | Border Crossings
Reading: Maoilios Caimbeul, Mark O. Goodwin
The Town Hall, Queens Gardens – Supper Room

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