Stuart B. Campbell

Stuart B. Campbell (b. 1957)



Stuart B. Campbell is a poet, mountaineer, Nordic skier, member of a ceilidh band, and works as a social worker in Aberdeenshire.

Full Biography

Stuart B. Campbell was born in 1957 and originates from the central-belt town of Larkhall, Lanarkshire. On leaving school, he worked as a library assistant and then was employed in a variety of other jobs (survey assistant, labourer, PA engineer and in the ‘Barras’ in Glasgow, inter alia). He has lived in Aberdeenshire since 1980, when he attended Robert Gordon’s University, graduating in Social Work; he is currently Children's Services Manager with Aberdeenshire Council. He has a longstanding interest in traditional music and song and plays a range of instruments, being a founder member of one of the Northeast’s much sought after ceilidh bands. As a mountaineer, rock climber and Nordic skier, he has climbed all over Scotland, made many trips to the Alps and has been on expedition to the Himalayas. He is a frequent contributor of reviews for the magazine Northwords Now, and his own poetry is collected in three books and two pamphlets. He lives in the small fishing village of Portsoy on the Moray coast.

Poems by Stuart B. Campbell

Further Reading

Selected Bibliography

Robie Gow's Prison: a collection of poems (Aberdeenshire Council,1996)
Stuart B. Campbell's Thin Cover: a selection of poems (1998)
Navigation For Innocents (Dionysia Press, 2002)
The Stone Operation and Other Poems (Dionysia Press, 2008)
In Defence of Protozoans (Dionysia Press, 2011)

as editor:

Things Not Seen: an anthology of contemporary Scottish mountain poetry (Aberdeen Education and Recreation Department,1999)