The Written World

Around the world in 204 poems in celebration of London 2012.

Find out more about this project

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National Poet

The Scots Makar or National Poet for Scotland is Jackie Kay. Read more about our national poet

Best Scottish Poems

Our annual guest-selected twenty best Scottish poems. Read the poems


for a poem

Search our growing resource of online poetry. We have over 1,000 poems from Scotland and beyond for you to browse and read online.


Find out more about poetry publishers based in Scotland or with Scottish poets on their lists.
Read about publishers

Edwin Morgan

Find out about our large Edwin Morgan collection and resources on our special satellite website.
Edwin Morgan Archive website