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Fragments: Publication to accompany Caroline Dear’s String Lines exhibition at Portree Archives which celebrates 50,000 years of string making, linking archaeological research with local cultural practices in Skye to create art work which resonates and reinvigorates these histories and skills. Artist Caroline Dear has developed new work in response to this research, taking inspiration from 10,000 year old nets, historical quotes and working with new materials. This publication includes original poetry and Gaelic Haiku by Katharine Macfarlane. Further information from

Feeling Wor(l)ds This edition, the third in The Making Publics Press Chapbook series hosts contributions from the Feeling wor(l)ds correspondents and is available from Atlas Arts. For more information please visit

Read poetry online at: Katharine Macfarlane – The Ogilvie (

Inverclyde Anthologies: Download and read online

Together : Poetry written by members of Greenock Writers Club. For more information on how to join this friendly group of Inverclyde based writers please visit

From Acorns: An Anthology of New Writing from Inverclyde

Inspired: New writing from The Writers Well (Greenock) inspired by the collections held at The Watt Institution Greenock

in the hope of placing roots: new writing from Inverclyde inspired by the Luke Jerram Of Earth and Sky project as part of The Drying Green: A Story Sowing Garden at Greenock Southwest Library – a Dandelion Scotland Project