Jura - Writers In Residence

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20081103

Kathleen Jamie introduces work by leading writers inspired by the Isle of Jura, all of whom have taken up a residency on the idyllic Scottish island.
1/5. A Day on Jura
Poet Kathleen Jamie describes a delightful day spent enjoying the beautiful and restful landscape of the Island of Jura.

20081104

Kathleen Jamie introduces work by leading writers inspired by the Isle of Jura, all of whom have taken up a residency on the idyllic Scottish island.
2/5. Superstition
By Romesh Gunesekera. Duncan is happy tending his plants in his beautiful garden on Jura, when he unexpectedly finds love.

20081105

Kathleen Jamie introduces work by leading writers inspired by the Isle of Jura, all of whom have taken up a residency on the idyllic Scottish island.
3/5. Tissue Sample
Will Self reflects on the creative process with passages from the notebook he kept while on Jura.

20081105

Kathleen Jamie introduces work by leading writers inspired by the Isle of Jura, all of whom have taken up a residency on the idyllic Scottish island.
3/5. Tissue Sample
Will Self reflects on the creative process with passages from the notebook he kept while on Jura.

20081106

Kathleen Jamie introduces work by leading writers inspired by the Isle of Jura, all of whom have taken up a residency on the idyllic Scottish island.
4/5. Enough
By Philip Gourevitch. War correspondent Jerry visits the island.

20081106

Kathleen Jamie introduces work by leading writers inspired by the Isle of Jura, all of whom have taken up a residency on the idyllic Scottish island.
4/5. Enough
By Philip Gourevitch. War correspondent Jerry visits the island.

20081107

Kathleen Jamie introduces work by leading writers inspired by the Isle of Jura, all of whom have taken up a residency on the idyllic Scottish island.

5/5.

Almost 1948

Janice Galloway's story reimagines the time George Orwell spent on the island writing Nineteen Eighty-Four.