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Joanna Ramsey

Joanna Ramsey

Joanna Ramsey's poetry and short fiction have appeared in Chapman, New Writing Scotland and other magazines and anthologies. Two pamphlet collections of poems have been published by the Galdragon Press, Glasgow: In Memory of George Mackay Brown (1998) and Walking on Hoy (2002). She lives in Orkney and also works as a copy editor for academic publishers.

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A Loving Footnote to George Mackay Brown

After George Mackay Brown died in April 1996, an obituarist testified that the poet had been “anything but gregarious”. There followed the tale of a craftsman's solitude, writing from 9am...