Raymond Vettese was born in Abroath, educated at Montrose Academy, and has two collections of poetry written in Scots.
George T. Watt was born in Clydebank, raised in Edinburgh, and lives in Dundee. He writes poetry in Scots.
Brian Whittingham is a poet, playwright and lecturer, whose poems have often focused on the theme of work.
Rab Wilson is a poet and Scots language activist from Ayrshire.
Poet and schoolmaster, Walter Wingate was the author of 'The Sair Finger', the much-loved recitation piece about the wean with the skelf in his pinkie (child with a splinter in his little finger!).
Heather H. Yeung (楊希蒂) is a poet, visual artist, book maker and performer. Most of her work includes poetic text in some form, but this characteristically migrates between media and practices, from hand-made artist books to installations, prints and sculptural works.
Douglas Young, poet and essayist, was a colourful figure of the Scottish Renaissance, a member of the young Scottish National Party, and was imprisoned for refusing conscription in 1942. He had an international reputation as a scholar of Greek.