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Margaret Gillies Brown was born near Edinburgh and lives in Perthshire on the family farm in the Carse of Gowrie, which her sons now work. She trained as a nurse, had seven children, and began to publish poetry after her youngest went to school. The family emigrated to Canada for a few years, and she has described this experience in two non-fiction books. She has published eight collections, among them Of Rowan and...
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