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.