Islands and Literature from a Scottish Perspective

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk


In conversation with book seller and literary translator, Charlène Busalli, who lives on Islay in the Inner Hebrides. With focus on three contemporary literary pieces from Scotland/Scottish islands and how they demonstrate the shared conditions and values of island literature, Busalli and I discussed themes such as nature, adventure, crime and history and how they are portrayed in island literature.
Period18 Nov 2023
Event titleBókadagar 2023
Event typeConference
LocationTórshavn, Faroe IslandsShow on map


  • island communities
  • Island literature
  • Scottish literature