Robin Bell

June 25th @ 7.30 2011
Robin Bell

Robin reads from his internationally acclaimed translations of the French, Italian and Latin  poems of Mary, Queen of Scots.

Robin Bell spent many years as a writer and broadcaster in New York and London, winning a Sony Radio Academy Award for Best British Documentary with Strathinver: A Portrait Album 1945-1953. He is also a winner of a Creative Scotland Award for How to Tell Lies, his fables on political processes of the G8.

About Bittersweet Within My Heart
“ Occasionally a book appears which, in some way more or less important, alters the whole body of poetry of the relevant country and often beyond. This is such a book.” Tom Scott in Books in Scotland

“Enjoy the wordplay this brilliant and passionate woman always revelled in.”
Godfrey Smith; the Sunday Times