My Books

Na Leabhraichean Agam

‘Red Lichen’, Gaelic Poetry and Song Collection

‘Crotal Ruadh’, Cruinneachadh Bàrdachd agus Òran

Published by Acair and prizewinner in the Donald Meek Award 2016

Sandy’s first collection of Gaelic poetry and songs ‘Crotal Ruadh – Red Lichen’ was published by Acair in 2016, and was awarded second prize overall that year in the Donald Meek Award for Gaelic Literature (it took first place for original writing).  It was re-printed in 2019 to mark her appointment as Bàrd a’ Chomuinn, Gaelic Crowned Bard.

‘The Seventh Wave’, Gaelic Poetry and Song Collection

‘An Seachdamh Tonn’, Cruinneachadh Bàrdachd agus Òran

Sandy’s second collection of Gaelic poetry and songs ‘An Seachdamh Tonn – The Seventh Wave’ was published in June 2021 by Acair, who described as a ‘gem of a collection’.   It comprises fifty new poems in a wide variety of poetic forms; and a dozen of them are set to music as new songs, and arranged by Sandy and several other composers.  The book will be formally launched at the Royal National Mòd in Inverness in October 2021.