Scottish Poetry Library
Books about poetry and poets; essays, biographies, criticism and commentary
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A condensed bilingual dictionary based on Angus Watson’s best-selling Gaelic/English dictionary.
The reissued autobiography of one of Scotland’s most distinguished writers.
Bluff your way in poetry.
Who reads poetry? We know that poets do, but what about the rest of us? When and why do we turn to verse?
Don Paterson is not only one of our great poets, but also an esteemed authority on the art of poetry.
A range of leading international scholars provide the reader with a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the extraordinary richness and diversity of Scotland’s poetry.
A twenty-first century guide to writing poetry well by Jo Bell and Jane Commane.
This frank and funny guide by award-winning poet and publisher Helena Nelson makes sense of the whole business of getting poetry published.
A literary feast of recipes inspired by poetry.
A biography of Nan Shepherd by Charlotte Peacock..
Two contemporary poets embark on a series of journeys to the death places of poets of the past.
Scribbles in the Margins offers a glorious antidote to that relentless modern-day information churn. It is here to remind you that books and bookshops can still sing to your heart.