Hollie McNish, Michael Pedersen & Withered Hand
Sunday 6th August, 2023
Lodge Stage, Lodge Grounds
5.45pm – 7.15pm
Hollie McNish is a Sunday Times bestselling author who won the Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry for her poetic parenting memoir ‘Nobody Told Me’, of which The Scotsman stated: “The World Needs this Book”. Her poetry collections include ‘Papers’, ‘Cherry Pie’, ‘Plum’ and her most recent memoir ‘Slug… and other things I’ve been told to hate’, covering grief, otters, grandmothers and Finnish saunas among other topics. Michael Pedersen is a prize-winning Scottish poet and author. His prose debut, Boy Friends, was published to rave reviews – it was a Sunday Times Critics Choice. “Riotously funny”, Sunday Times. They are joined by Edinburgh-based cult-indie songwrite Withered Hand who is back with his first new album in 9 years, ‘How to Love’; “as life affirming as music gets”, The Herald.