Niall Campbell

Niall Campbell
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Niall Campbell

Biography

Summary

Niall Campbell is a Scottish poet originally from South Uist in the Western Isles. His first collection was the inaugural winner of the Edwin Morgan Poetry Prize.

Full Biography

Niall Campbell is a Scottish poet originally from South Uist in the Western Isles. He has been recipient of an Eric Gregory Award and a Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship, both in 2011. Moontide, his first collection (Bloodaxe, 2014) was the inaugural winner of the £20,000 Edwin Morgan Poetry Prize, and received the Saltire First Book of the Year, both in 2014. Moontide was also shortlisted for both The Forward and The Aldeburgh prizes for Best First Collection, and given a Poetry Book Society Recommendation.

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