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Lydia Harris

Lydia Harris has made her home in the Orkney island of Westray. In 2017, she held a Scottish Book Trust New Writers’ Award for poetry.

Writing in Northwords Now
Issue 35 New Moons over Westray
Issue 35 The Bride’s Boots
Issue 35 Georgina Seatter’s ‘Specimen Needlework Book’
Issue 36 Disposal of the Body as Individual Act
Issue 36 Sand and scrim and tarnished gold
Issue 36 Day Trip to Foresterhills
Issue 37 The Words of the Pot to the Swallow
Issue 37 'Energy is an attribute of objects'
Issue 37 Tracing the Lines Exhibition Tankerness House
Issue 37 She that will have a pot out of the clay
Issue 37 How I know you
Issue 37 Folk Tapped Pots
Issue 37 As Prayer
Issue 37 Pots Still
Issue 38 Islander
Issue 38 Quernstones
Issue 38 Skin Can Hold
Issue 39 Charm to re-assemble a jam jug, from fragments of beach leam
Issue 39 How I take a new mother
Issue 40 Florilegium -Molly Vogel
Issue 41 Glacialis, the Blue Fulmar, flies south
Issue 41 The Quoybirse Stone
Issue 42 The Quoybirse Stone
Issue 42 Christmas Day 1903, Kirkcaldy
Issue 43 Ragna as scribe
Issue 43 Ragna the Wise sails to Kirkwall to challenge Earl Rognvald
Issue 43 Ragna becomes a netleaf willow
Issue 44 Sentinel Stone
Issue 44 if you lose the stone what will happen
Issue 44 Stone's first day at school
Issue 44 Standing Stone
Issue 44 How to pray the stone beads
Issue 44 The Quoybirse stone blunders into the house

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