Jackie Kay was born in Edinburgh. She is a poet, novelist and writer of short stories and has enjoyed great acclaim for her work for both adults and children. She has published three collections of stories with Picador, Why Don't You Stop Talking, Wish I Was Here, and Reality, Reality; a poetry collection, Fiere; and most recently her memoir, Red Dust Road. She is Professor of Creative Writing at Newcastle University, and lives in Manchester, where she is currently Chancellor of the University of Salford.
We are delighted to to be running a poetry competition celebrating poetry and community alongside Shore to Shore tour. We're looking for budding poets to share their poems on community with us.
RT @LiamMcIlvanney: Four identical statues of Robert Burns in NYC, London, Dundee & Dunedin. Finally caught up with the NYC one today... ht…
by @JackieKayPoet - 20 hours ago
RT @evemcconnachie: A lovely review of Haud Close Tae Me as part of @scottishballet #SBdigital by @KellyApter for @scotsman_arts https://t.…
Ah thank you! Trumpet and the Briggs! https://t.co/ua0jaln21D
by @JackieKayPoet - 22 hours ago
RT @poetrycandle: Ten Poems of Kindness edited by @jackiekaypoet now available to buy online #bekindalways @place2be https://t.co/uhiIWZvr2V
RT @babyraww1: wooow it's increadible👄😉 https://t.co/IAs5SIUl9E
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