Title Doric writer latest to join Scotland's 'war poets' trail Media name/outlet The Scotsman Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 28/05/19 Persons Neil McLennan Title Plaque to honour north-east war poet Media name/outlet Evening Express Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 28/05/19 Description At a special ceremony at the Dufftown Town Clock, the plaque was unveiled as representatives from the local community looked on, including MSP Richard Lochead and MP Douglas Ross.
Neil McLennan, a senior lecturer in education at Aberdeen University, spearheaded the project. He said: “The War Poets Scotland Committee are most grateful to Historic Environment Scotland for this plaque in memory of Mary Symon. It ensures her words are shared publicly for many to see in the years to come. She was not only a fine poet but one who captured the hidden loss.”
URL https://www.eveningexpress.co.uk/fp/news/local/plaque-to-honour-north-east-war-poet/ Persons Neil McLennan Title Mary Symon among Scots war poets commemorated by plaque trail Media name/outlet The Herald Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 27/05/19 Description Mary Symon's contribution to understanding how the war was felt in Scotland’s rural communities of the north-east will be celebrated when a plaque recognising her work is unveiled.
It’s hoped the plaques will eventually grow in number to form a physical trail and complement an online Scottish war poets map hosted by Edinburgh Napier University.
The Scottish war poets project has been led by Neil McLennan, a senior lecturer at Aberdeen University whose great grandfather Roderick McLennan witnessed the death of poet Ewart Alan Mackintosh.
URL https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/17666065.mary-symon-among-scots-war-poets-commemorated-plaque-trail/ Persons Neil McLennan Title Doric poet to be honoured with plaque Media name/outlet The Scotsman Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 27/05/19 Persons Neil McLennan