Weel duin tae “Tha Jaa Banes” by Stephen Dornan wha hae bin nominatit in Scots Book o the Year sponsored by Scottish Book Trust in the Scots Language Awards. Vote now!
We askit Stephen Dornan o “Tha Jaa Banes” by Stephen Dornan thae speirins. Vote now!
Tell us aboot yersel or yer ootfit.
Ah’m fae Coonty Doon in Norlin Airlann, an Ah bide in Stanehyve in tha north east o Scotland. “Tha Jaa Banes” is ma first collection – it’s a clatter o poems happed up in a yarn aboot tha kythin o them.
Whit wis it got ye involvit wi the Scots leid?
Ulster-Scots was aye in ma lugs as a wean. Ah studied at Aiberdeen whaur they lairned me mair aboot tha Scots tradeetion.
Ony particlar career heighlichts
Ah hae scrieved a wheen o airticles on literature fae Scotland an Ulster, sic as tha poems o Robert Burns an James Orr.
Wha’s yer plans fir the days aheid?
Tae shire ma heid
An hae mind o tha leid.
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