Good news this week for Scottish literature. Nan Shepherd, one of our best and most interesting 20th century writers will feature on a new £5 note from the Royal Bank of Scotland. Who exactly was the commanding figure on the new note? Nan Shepherd (1893-1981) lived in Aberdeenshire all her life, and published only […]
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Two writers worth revisiting: Violet Jacob and Nan Shepherd
Course members from The Workers Educational Association visited National Library of Scotland last week as part of their Excuse my dust! course, rediscovering Scottish women writers . I introduced manuscripts associated with two writers, Violet Jacob and Nan Shepherd, both of whom deserve a wider reputation.