The new trailer for cult director Wes Anderson's stop-motion animation film Isle of Dogs looks promising. When the corrupt mayor of Megasaki City exiles all canine pets to a vast rubbish dump called Trash Island, a boy called Atari sets off alone in search of his bodyguard-dog, Spots. There, with the assistance of a pack of newly-found mongrel friends, he begins an epic journey that will decide the fate and future of the entire city.
A ghost story by Richard V Hirst set on a fictional island and a neighbouring volcano.Read More
After 27 years Mavis Gulliver prepares to leave Islay, but not before passing on the secrets behind the island's world-renowned native gin.Read More
A poem about Frislanda, the phantom island of the north.Read More
Lawrence Lenhart shares a story from a series of hybrid fictions he is writing about small island states that are most prone to sea-level rise due to climate change. Set on Nauru, one of the world's smallest countries, Repossession follows a motorcyclist as he circles the island's ring road in a nationwide game of hide-and-seek.Read More
Ahead of his 'PhotoPoetry' reading at St Andrews Photography Festival on 15 September, Brian Johnstone shares work inspired by the celebrated Scottish landscape photographer, Robert Moyes Adam.Read More