hymns to a young demon


Poetry Quintet: Gollancz 1976: Poems In English (Anthology)

imaginary wounds: Print Studio Press 1980: Poems in English

Sireadh Bradain Sicir/ Seeking Wise Salmon: Balnain Books 1983: Poems in                       
Gaelic (Parallel text translations)(With illustrations by Simon Fraser)

An Cathadh Mor/ The Great Snowbattle: Balnain Books 1984: Poems in Gaelic          
(Parallel text translations, with illustrations by Simon Fraser)

An Seachnadh/ The Avoiding: Lines Review Editions 1986: Poems in Gaelic              
(Parallel text translations)

Rock and Water: Polygon 1990: Poems in English

A Writers’ Ceilidh: Balnain Books 1991: (Ed) Anthology of Highland Writing)

hymns to a young demonSgathach, the Warrior Queen: Balnain Books 1993: retelling of folk tale (Ilustrated by Simon Fraser)

Scotland; A Linguistic Double Helix: European Bureau for Lesser Used Languages  1995: an introduction to Scotland’s cultural heritage; co-authored
with Iseabail MacLeod (Pamphlet).

Oideachadh Ceart/A Proper Schooling: Polygon 1996: Poems in Gaelic (Parallel text translations)

Leabhar Mor na Gaidhlig/ The Great Book of Gaelic 2002: As Consulting Editor

Laoidh an Donais Oig (Hymn to a Young Demon) poems, Polygon, 2007



Poster - Dol Dhachaidh/ Going Home: Gaelic Books Council 1990. Bilingual text, with illustration by Simon Fraser

Poster - Anochd is tu bhuam/Tonight you being from me: Scottish Book Trust 1998


Finzean school muralSeasonal card - A Chlach/ The Stone: Stonelines Editions 1991. Bilingual text, with illustration by Marianna Lines

Card - Deanamh Ime/ Making Butter: Scottish Book Trust 1998 (National Poetry Day)

Card - A Chubhag Tim/ The Cuckoo Time: Scottish Book Trust 2001 (Nat Poetry Day)

Overseas Publications

where work has appeared Pembroke Magazine (USA) 1976

International Poetry Review (USA) 1979

Poetry Australia 1977, 1985

Tijd Voor Poezie (Belgium) 1984

2 PLUS 2 (Switzerland) 1986

El Carro de la Nieve (Spain) 1988

origini (Italy) 1992

Divese linguE (Italy) 1994

Ashville Review (USA) 1995, 1998

Verse (USA) 1998

The Literary Review (USA) 2002

Poeti Della Scozia Contemporanea - Anthology: Editors, Translators - Carla Sassi & Marco Fazzini. (Italy 1992)

Sucelice vjecnosti (In the face of Eternity) - Anth: Ed., Christopher White. Trans: Tonko Maroevic & Giga

Gracan. (Croatia 1993)

Jerusalem International Poets’ Festival: - Anth: Ed., Helit Yeshurun. (Israel 1995)

Writing the Wind - the New Celtic Poetry - Anth: Ed., Thomas Rain Crowe (USA ’97)

La Comete d’Halcyon; Poesie en Ecosse Aujourd’hui - Anth: Ed., John Glenday.Trans: Christine Pagnuille (Belgium ’98)

Keltische Sprachinseln - Anth: Ed., Sabine Heinz. Trans: Ulla Pritscher (Germany 2001)


an IobairtAn Iobairt (The Sacrifice) - short feature (subtitled): Camus Productions 1995:(Accorded Honorable Mention at Palm Springs International Short Film Festival, 1997)

Foighidinn: The Crimson Snowdrop - Short feature (subtitled); as translator; original script by Simon Miller: Deadman’s Shoes Productions 2004

Seachd: co-writer, dir. Simon Miller (Young Films, 2007, Nominated for BAFTA SCOTLAND AWARD, in Best Film category)