Canadian poet becomes first transatlantic Bard of the Mod

Tuesday 25 October 2011

Congratulations to Lewis MacKinnon, the Canadian poet, who was crowned the Bard of the Mod last week in Stornaway, the first transatlantic poet to receive the honour.

Lewis, who hails from Cape Breton and is a champion of Gaelic in Canada, took part in StAnza in 2010. Find out more about the ceremony here.