Marcas Mac an Tuairneir

Marcas Mac an Tuairneir works in Gaelic and English and is award-winning writer across genres, including poetry, prose, songwriting and journalism. He has published two poetry collections, Deò (Gracenote, 2013) and Lus na Tùise' (Bradan, 2016), as well as the pamphlet beul-fo-bhonn / heelster-gowdie, co-authored with Stuart A. Paterson (Tapsalteerie, 2017). He was the recipient of the Wigtown Gaelic Poetry Prize in 2017 and his two full-length plays won the Stornoway Gazette Trophy at the Royal National Mòd. His debut novel Cuairteagan will be published in 2020 by Acair, and his third collection Dùileach and an expanded version of beul-fo-bhonn / heelster-gowdie will appear with Evertype.

Head-and-shoulder shot of Marcas Mac an Tuairneir in a checked shirt and waistcoat, smiling

Photo: Playwrights' Studio Scotland