Marion F. Morrison was born in the Isle of Barra and raised in Glasgow, Scotland. She earned an MA and an MLitt at Glasgow University and was a teacher in Glasgow; Daliburgh, South Uist; and Benbecula. In 2017 she won a Gaelic New Writers Award from the Scottish Book Trust and Gaelic Books Council. Adhbhar Ar Sòlais / Cause of Our Joy won second place in the Donald Meek Award in 2018.
The first Gaelic poetry collection from the 2017 winner of the Scottish Book Trust Gaelic New Writers Award (poetry). Gaelic poems with English translations on themes of religion and spirituality, family, daily life in Uist, and the author's upbringing in Glasgow & Barra. Received second place in the 2018 Donald Meek Award for Gaelic literature.