The Literature of
Orkney and Shetland

Birsay

Birsay

By Writing the North
Date: September 2013

The poets George Mackay Brown and Robert Rendall were inspired by the history and landscape of Birsay in Orkney. They wrote about the Brough of Birsay, a large tidal island, in their works. The video is one of a series looking at the literary heritage of Orkney and was commissioned by Writing the North.