Seven Books

GMB Centenary Book Group

Between April and November 2021 the GMB Fellowship plans to run seven online book group sessions on Zoom in association with Orkney Library and Archive. Each session will feature a book by George Mackay Brown introduced by a guest writer/editor. For more detail on individual sessions, please see below.

If you would like to attend a session, please request a Zoom link for the one you would like to attend:

If you would like to ask a question about any of the books featured, please email:

7pm Monday 19 April 2021

Ron Ferguson: Magnus

7pm Monday 17 May 2021

Simon Hall: The Year of the Whale

7pm Monday 7 June 2021

Pamela Beasant: Letters from Hamnavoe

7 pm Thursday 29 July 2021

Morag MacInnes, Fiona MacInnes and Anne Bevan: Bairns’ Stories

7pm Monday 11 October 2021

Malachy Tallack: Simple Fire: Selected Short Stories

7pm Monday 20 September

Linden Bicket and Kirsteen McCue: An Orkney Tapestry POSTPONED

7pm Monday 18 October 2021

Maggie Ferguson: For the Islands I Sing

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Featured image: photograph of George Mackay Brown (detail) by Gunnie Moberg courtesy Orkney Library and Archive

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