Kathleen Jamie was born in the west of Scotland in 1962. Her poetry collection The Tree House (Picador, 2004), won both the Forward Prize and the Scottish Book of the Year Award. Mr and Mrs Scotland are Dead was shortlisted for the 2003 International Griffin Prize. Her most recent collection, The Overhaul, was shortlisted for the T. S. Eliot Prize 2012 and won the Costa Poetry Award 2012. "
" Kathleen Jamies non-fiction books include the highly regarded Findings and Sightlines. She is Chair of Creative Writing at Stirling University, and lives with her family in Fife.
In honour of St Andrew's Day on the 30th November, the patron saint of Scotland, we've picked out some of our favourite Scottish books.
Ahead of Burn’s Night, the annual celebration of Scotland’s most famous poet, we’ve put together a list of our favourite modern poets from North of the border.
We're delighted to announce that Ian Duhig, John Glenday and Kathleen Jamie have been shortlisted for the Roehampton Poetry Prize 2016.
We're delighted to announce that Picador's Kathleen Jamie has won the Costa Poetry Award 2012 for her collection The Overhaul. It was described by the judges as ‘the collection that will convert you to poetry’. Read on for the opening poem from the collection
Kathleen Jamie, Paul Farley and Jacob Polley have all been chosen for the 10 strong shortlist for the prestigious 2012 T S Eliot Prize for Poetry out of 131 submissions.Chair of the judges Carol Ann Duffy said, 'In a year which saw a record number of submissions, my fellow judges and I are de...
@Eurostar Dear Eurostar. Re your website. Edinburgh is not in England. Kind regards, Scotland.
by @KathleenJamie - 9 months ago
@Kevin_MacNeil Kevin! Delighted. - please email me send me your email address. I'm [email protected]
by @KathleenJamie - 10 months ago
Brecht: 'In the dark times, will there also be singing? Yes, there will also be singing. About the dark times.' Today is a bleak day.
by @KathleenJamie - one year ago
In the #LRB: http://t.co/v5ohQDiFK2 via @LRB
by @KathleenJamie - 3 years ago
My 16 year old daughter and I have just voted yes. Love to all. Scotland be brave. #VoteYes
The Bonniest Companie - 2 years ago
The Bonniest Companie, a book of poems written one-a-week during 2014, has been named Saltire Scottish Book of the Year 2016 The cover art is by the wonderful Olivia Lomenech Gill.
- 2 years ago
Kathleen Jamie, Essays and Poems on her Work is newly published by Edinburgh University Press. Edited by Rachel Falconer, it is the first full-length critical study of my work. Warm thanks to all contributors. I think this makes me officially middle-aged!
Orion Book Award - 3 years ago
Many thanks to the good people of Orion magazine, who have selected Sightlines as winner of their 2014 Book Award. I am thrilled.
Sightlines wins John Burroughs Medal - 3 years ago
I I’m thrilled to announce that Sightlines has won the 2014 John Burroughs Medal.
Sightlines is joint winner of the Dolman Travel Book Award - 4 years ago
Sightlines shares the Dolman Travel Book Award with Robert Macfarlane’s The Old Ways. Thank you to the judges – and to sponsor Mr W Dolman.
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