Siphoned from their beds, periwinkles crack open on Beijing pavements; storm-addled tadpoles carpet downtown Kolkata; red ants rain on Bonn. Loose tongues spread the news: the Second Coming, world's end! But what harbingers — tiny, untarnished.
Jane McKie's first two collections of poetry were Morocco Rococo (Cinnamon Press), which won the Sundial/Scottish Arts Council award for best first book of 2007, and When the Sun Turns Green (Polygon, 2009). In 2011, Jane won the Edwin Morgan poetry prize and published a pamphlet, Garden of Bedsteads, with Mariscat Press, a PBS Choice. Her most recent collection is Kitsune (Cinnamon Press, 2015). She is a Lecturer in Creative Writing at the University of Edinburgh.
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