Scottish Poetry Library
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A powerful, timely, dazzling collection of sonnets from one of America’s most acclaimed poets, Terrance Hayes, the National Book Award-winning author of Lighthead.
In Truth Street, David Cain draws on the eye-witness testimonies of survivors of the Hillsborough disaster to create a work that is part epic-poem, part oral history and part documentary theatre.
The dazzling first collection from Scottish-Algerian poet Janette Ayachi.
Collected for the first time, poems resulting from projects, commissions, collaborations and residencies from the UK’s new Poet Laureate.
Winner of the Edwin Morgan Poetry Award 2018, Roseanne Watt’s debut collection explores memory and place in English and Shetlandic.
Urgent poetry of race, violence and resistance from American poet Patricia Smith.
Seamus Heaney’s translation of Book VI of Virgil’s epic poem.
The new collection from one of the UK’s favourite poets.
With a biography, a critical introduction and a chronology of Trakl’s life, this collection promises to reinvigorate interest in this under-appreciated poet.
A heartbreaking and humorous rumination on what it means to be in the minority in terms of sexuality, ethnicity, and religion.
From the award-winning poet and playwright behind Barber Shop Chronicles, The Half-God of Rainfall is an epic story and a lyrical exploration of pride, power and female revenge.
Jen Campbell’s debut collection from Bloodaxe Books.