Mariscat’s latest publication is Underwood by Stewart Conn. The poems contain all the creatures of the air – birds, ghosts, angels and even music floating on the breeze. Conn’s fourth pamphlet with Mariscat delves, with characteristic style, tenderness and humour, into his core concerns: love, family and the natural world.
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Stewart Conn’s poetry publications include Ghosts at Cockcrow, The Breakfast Room (2010 SMIT Poetry Book of the Year) and a selected volume, The Touch of Time (all published by Bloodaxe), Aspects of Edinburgh (Scotland Street Press); and most recently, as editor, Other Worlds: An Anthology of Scottish Island Poems (Polygon). From 2002 to 2005 was Edinburgh’s inaugural Makar.
We are very sorry to learn of the death of the poet Gina Wilson. Mariscat was very pleased to publish her pamphlet, It Was and It Wasn’t. We enjoyed a memorable evening with her and her husband when she was short-listed for the Michael Marks Award in 2017. We really liked her poems – wry, witty and moving.
Christine de Luca’s Veeve was longlisted for the 2021 highland book prize
MARISCAT presS was SHORTLISTED for THE 2021 MICHAEL MARKS AWARD
Hugo Williams’ Badlands & Leontia Flynn’s Nina Simone is Singing for the Poetry Award and Mariscat Press for the Publishers’ Award.