Congratulations to Alistair Heather who has been nominated in Scots Media Person o the Year in the Scots Language Awards 2019. Vote now!
We asked Alistair Heather the following questions.
Tell us about yourself
I’m a columnist wi The National, an ilk month scrieve a column aboot a different subject. I also dae public engagement aroon language an culture fir the University o Aiberdeen. Whiles I write in English fir the Scotsman.
Why are you involved in Scots language?
I’ve aye been involved wi it, an want tae help folk connect wi their language.
Any particular career highlights?
I enjoyed being the first Scots writer tae have been featured in the Herald in the modren day
What are your plans for the future?
Dae media work in baith Scots an English that isnae aboot language
Read more about Alistair Heather
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