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Jane Verburg reviews John McPake and the Sea Beggars for Northwords Now

Posted by RLD on 21st November 2014

Jane Verburg, author and poet, has contributed this review of John McPake and the Sea Beggars by Stuart Campbell to the latest issue of Northwords Now. It…

Identity and the author in Scotland

Posted by RLD on 30th October 2014

The Scottish Association of Writers held its annual ‘Write Up North’ event at Inverness Town House on Saturday 25th October. Sandstone Press Managing Director, novelist, essayist and poet, Robert Davidson…

‘A world without hiding places.’ Sarah Moss reviews The Surfacing in The Guardian

Posted by RLD on 18th October 2014

Sarah Moss has published this perceptive and highly appreciated review of Cormac James’s The Surfacing in The Guardian.


The last expedition of Sir John Franklin…

‘A superb novel’ Jackie McGlone meets Cormac James in The Herald

Posted by RLD on 21st September 2014

The Sunday Herald has published this superb interview/review of Cormac James and The Surfacing. Jackie McGlone is widely recognised as one of the most perceptive critics in…

David Hennessy interviews Cormac James in The Irish World

Posted by RLD on 19th September 2014

David Hennessy has published this illuminating interview in The Irish World with Cormac James on his amazing novel, The Surfacing, already in reprint from Sandstone Press…