2018-03-26 15:00 —
Foras na Gaeilge is delighted to announce that they have selected Rody Gorman to spend time in Slovenia as part of the Other Words project this year. Rody will be writing in Scottish Gaelic for the Other Words project. Rody will focus on his own writing, keeping a blog and participating in events connected with minority languages, especially Slovenian, while he is there.
Rody Gorman was born in Dublin in 1960. He lectures in Creative Writing at the University of the Highlands and Islands and he has completed residencies at University College Cork, the University of Manitoba, PROGR in Bern and at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig where he lives. He edits the annual anthology An Guth and the Gaelic content of New Writing Scotland and Northwords Now. He has worked as an editor and a mentor for Scottish Book Trust and as a translator of work by Cavafy, Yeats, Neruda, Milosz, Rósewicz, Popa, Holub, Aspenstrom, Snyder and others. He has published poetry collections in English, Irish and Scottish Gaelic, most recently Trìtheamhan (2017). He is currently working on sequences relating to Mad Sweeney, Dublin and the Isle of Skye.