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 @SalfordUniNews: Our Chancellor @JackieKayPoet will welcome guests to the launch of new exhibition Memory - Wed 22 Feb at New Adelphi ht…
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RT @PolygonBooks: A trio of tremendous poets, Liz Lochhead, @JackieKayPoet & Jim Carruth perform at @AyeWrite 11th March - book now! https:…
RT @Workers_Theatre: Please support and RT our campaign to create residencies for artists of colour in Scotland. Thanks! https://t.co/BN6wC…
RT @LGBTHistoryScot: 1998: Inspired by the real life story of jazz musician Billy Tipton, @JackieKayPoet Trumpet wins the @guardian Fiction…
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