Doric Publishing Company Launch

A new Doric Publishing Company his been launched wi the aim o encouraging mair stories tae be scrieved, telt an read in Doric. Doric Books wis the idea o author an illustrator, Aaron Gale an storyteller, Jackie Ross wi the Doric Board supportin the publication o their...

“Doorways in Drumorty”

PRESS RELEASE A one hour abridged version of the stage play Doorways in Drumorty, adapted from the book by Strichen born Hollywood screenwriter and author Lorna Moon, featuring the original cast of the highly successful 2019 Scottish tour will be available to watch...

Sheena Blackhall – SPL Ambassador

North-East Makar, Sheena Blackhall has been appointed as a Scots Ambassador fur the Scottish Poetry Library. We wish Sheena an her fellow ambassadors Tom Murray, Martin Macintyre an Martin Malone fae Moray, aa the best in their new roles.

Colin Milton

Members of the Doric Board are sorry to learn of the passing of Dr Colin Milton, Associate Director of the Elphinstone Institute and former Senior Lecturer in the English Department of the University of Aberdeen. Colin was a leading authority on Doric literature and included in his specialisms were D. H. Lawrence, Friedrich Nietzsche and James Joyce. He was a noted authority on the works of Charles Murray, editing an edition of Murray’s works published under the auspices of The Charles Murray Memorial Fund in 2008. He had a particular interest in the use of Scots in education and was responsible…