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ABOUT SAORSA MEDIA AND MICHAEL NEWTON

Saorsa Media was created in 2001 by Michael Newton as an outlet for materials relating to Scottish Highland literature and heritage in America, as no other such publisher exists dedicated to this field.

Michael Newton was awarded a PhD in Celtic Studies by the University of Edinburgh in 1998. He has written a number of books and articles on Scottish Gaelic culture (see below), and has recently focused on the hitherto untold story of the Scottish Highlanders in the United States.

He has given lectures and taught workshops on a number of Scottish topics - from Scottish Gaelic language lessons to Scottish cultural geography - at venues such as the Smithsonian, Slighe nan Gaidheal in Seattle, and the Toronto Scottish Gaelic Learners' Association. He also teaches Gaelic Studies classes at the University of Richmond.

He has performed Highland song at various venues in Scotland and France with folklore ensemble Drumalban, in the US and Canada as a soloist, and is currently a member of the Celtic trio Snapdragon.

If you are interested in inviting him to speak, teach, or perform, check the Calendar for dates, and email him at: michael@saorsamedia.com

The following list of publications is indicative of his areas of specialization.

BOOKS BY MICHAEL NEWTON

SELECTED ARTICLES BY MICHAEL NEWTON

AWARDS