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 @scotgov: Watch @ScotGovFM @NicolaSturgeon make a statement on the incident in Manchester https://t.co/kD2inNgDrg
by @JackieKayPoet - yesterday
RT @NHS_RoadShow: Pls share this beautiful message from an NHS doctor working in Manchester last night
In the face of fear and terror: comp…
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RT @PoetrySociety: Though lovers be lost love shall not and death shall have no dominion
RT @SalfordUni: Important update regarding last night's incident at the Manchester Arena and the University of Salford. https://t.co/xc3QUg…
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