Scottish Poetry Library
From long-time favourite writers to exciting new voices in contemporary poetry
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The new collection of poetry and prose from the Ted Hughes Award-winning author of Nobody Told Me.
Aoife Lyall’s debut collection explores the tragic and tender experiences of pregnancy and early motherhood.
Kapil’s debut UK collection, winner of the T.S. Eliot Prize 2020.
The story of a black girl’s adoption by a white Scottish couple, from three different viewpoints: the mother, the birth mother, and the daughter.
In this collection, Alexander McCall Smith reminds us to look at the world differently, to stop once in while and look up at the sky.
366 daily dips into Burns to inspire, invigorate and amuse.
The final book from Alasdair Gray, Paradise is a fitting conclusion to his own irreplaceable body of work, as well as to his masterful retelling of Dante’s trilogy.
Celebrating Scotland’s most distinctive contemporary writer – a vivid minimalist, ruralist and experimentalist.
A new selection from one of our foremost lyric poets, including work from some long-out-of-print early collections
The story of one young man, from birth to adulthood, told in fragments of memory – a deeply moving and completely original work of literature from one of the brightest British writers of today.
The dynamic first collection from this popular Scottish poet, Peterkin explores the expectations and limits of being human with lashings of wit and sometimes a disquieting note of threat.
Alan Gillis addresses some of the most pressing concerns of the age with a formal confidence, a dry wit and often astonishing lyricism.
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