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 @TamsinRussell: On a driech evening @JackieKayPoet will warm your heart. https://t.co/UmvEzwu8FH
by @JackieKayPoet - 17 hours ago
It is! It makes you want to go back to your own poem. You see it afresh through new eyes! https://t.co/WlDGJlGaPe
by @JackieKayPoet - yesterday
This is fascinating to me and gratifying! Yes - spot on - even like the colours - it's a good question of poets: do… https://t.co/jyoDy7YDHC
RT @pidginperfect: Great afternoon in the office working on the design development for our #LinesForKilmarnock public realm project with @J…
RT @LGSMpride: Article on @LGSMpride in London's Capital Gay newspaper in June 1993. https://t.co/u0j9d9RT34
by @JackieKayPoet - 2 days ago
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