A celebration of the life and work of Nan Shepherd, Edinburgh, 11 Feb 2020

On the anniversary of her birth, a panel of experts explore the extraordinary life and writings of Nan Shepherd. Dr Scott Lyall will be joined by Dr Kerri Andrews, Erlend Clouston, Professor Alison Lumsden and Dr Samantha Walton to discuss the significance of Shepherd’s The Living Mountain, her novels and poetry, place in the Scottish Literary Renaissance, and influence on the nature writing of today. There will be readings of Shepherd’s work by actress Sarah Innes, and an audience Q&A. This event is supported by the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

Register for free:

Tue, 11 February 2020

17:30 – 18:30 GMT

National Library of Scotland

George IV Bridge



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