Merryn Glover discussing Of Stone and Sky with Eastern Regional Libraries of Melbourne


Set on a farming estate in the upper reaches of the River Spey, Of Stone and Sky follows several generations of a shepherding family in a paean to the bonds between people, their land and way of life. It is a profound mystery, a passionate poem, a political manifesto, shot through with wisdom and humour.

Join Merryn Glover for a digital Meet the Author event for an hour of readings, a Q&A conversation with the wonderful Kristin Pedroja, and stunning video’s of the book’s Cairngorms setting. This event is hosted by Eastern Regional Libraries, Victoria at 10am UK time.




Merryn Glover

Merryn Glover was born in a former Rana palace in Kathmandu and grew up in Nepal, India and Pakistan. Her first major work was a stage play, The Long Way Home, which was broadcast on Radio Scotland. She has written three further radio plays for Radio 4 and Radio Scotland. Merryn’s first novel, A House Called Askival (2014), was published by Freight. In 2019, she was appointed the first Writer in Residence for the Cairngorms National Park. Her next project is The Hidden Fires: A Cairngorms Journey with Nan Shepherd.

Kristin Pedroja

Kristin Pedroja is an Edinburgh-based writer and editor. Kristin lived in Melbourne for five years, during which time she volunteered at Writers Victoria and hosted the Writers Salon.

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Thursday 12 Aug 2021
Virtual, United Kingdom