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Wilson Mcleod August 2, 2019

Wilson McLeod is Professor of Gaelic at the University of Edinburgh. He has published widely on Gaelic language policy and sociolinguistics as well as medieval and modern Gaelic literature.

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Aleko Shugladze

Aleko Shugladze was born in Tbilisi in 1965. He is a film director, performance artist, director and scriptwriter. He started writing in 1989 and won his first literary prize for the story ‘Answers for a Magazine with a Small Print Run’.

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Xavier Panadès i Blas

Xavier Panadès i Blas was born in Barcelona in 1970. He is a writer in Catalan, printmaker, musician and performer. He has produced numerous books of poetry and recordings of his music and has exhibited his artworks widely across the UK. He currently lives in Swansea.

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Portrait of Valts Ernštreits, Livonian and Latvian poet Continue reading...

Valts Ernštreits

Valts Ernštreits was born in Rīga in 1974, though his grandparents came from the Livonian village of Pizā (Miķeļtornis) and his ancestry goes back to the first Livonian poet Jāņ Prints. Ernštreits writes poetry in both Livonian and Latvian.

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Ronald Perry February 25, 2019

Ronald perry is secretary of The Silvanus Trevail Society. He came to Cornwall in 1965, after administrative and academic experience in England, Germany and the Far East, to build up the Faculty of Management, Business and Professional Studies at Cornwall College.

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Màrius Sampere January 24, 2019

Màrius Sampere i Passarell (Barcelona, 1928) is the author of some 40 poetry collections, aside from his work as a novelist, memoirist, critic, linguist, musician, songwriter, photographer and painter.

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Marita Thomsen January 18, 2019

Marita Thomsen is a Faroese translator and conference interpreter who translates Faroese authors into English.

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