Northwords Now

New writing, fresh from Scotland and the wider North
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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 Georgina Seatter’s ‘Specimen Needlework Book’
Issue 35 The Bride’s Boots
Issue 35 New Moons over Westray
Issue 36 Sand and scrim and tarnished gold
Issue 36 Day Trip to Foresterhills
Issue 36 Disposal of the Body as Individual Act
Issue 37 Tracing the Lines Exhibition Tankerness House
Issue 37 Pots Still
Issue 37 The Words of the Pot to the Swallow
Issue 37 'Energy is an attribute of objects'
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 38 Quernstones
Issue 38 Skin Can Hold
Issue 38 Islander
Issue 39 How I take a new mother
Issue 39 Charm to re-assemble a jam jug, from fragments of beach leam
Issue 40 Florilegium -Molly Vogel

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