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My guest on this episode is Ian Stephen. Ian is a a writer, poet and storyteller from the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides. He worked for 15 years in the coastguard service, based in Stornoway, and since 1995 has worked full-time in the arts, after winning the inaugural Robert Louis Stevenson award.
Ian was the first artist in residence at StAnza, Scotland's annual poetry festival. His poetry and short fiction have been published in numerous journals worldwide while his debut novel, A Book of Death and Fish, was a book of the year choice in The Guardian, The Herald and The Glasgow Review.
Learn more about Ian’s work at www.ianstephen.co.uk
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