Salt and Soil – Rita Bradd
Launch of Poetry Booklet at Hecla Gallery
Thursday 26th October. 7.30 – 9pm (Doors open 7pm)
Readings and a harp performance by poet, author and musician Rita Bradd.
Rita Bradd was born in Edinburgh, and has lived in East Lothian since early childhood. She has been widely published in poetry anthologies since 2007.
Salt & Soil is her debut poetry booklet, and includes her renowned poem ‘The Herrin Trail’ which tells the story of fisherwomen who walked from Dunbar to Lauder over the Lammermuir Hills with fish to sell or barter.
Other poems in the booklet are mainly set in and around East Lothian and Edinburgh.
Available from/through East Lothian libraries; in Dunbar from Tippecanoe, John Muir’s Birthplace and Dunbar T-Shirt Shop.
On-line from www.ritabradd.com, and email: firstname.lastname@example.org
A Sense of Place
The interpretation of experience and knowledge of a certain place with special meaning.