Scottish Poetry Library
From long-time favourite writers to exciting new voices in contemporary poetry
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An epic mock-heroic poem, written in response to the pandemic with all the anger and wit that Iannucci brings to his vision of contemporary events.
Anne Carson returns to Greek mythology for her latest volume of expansive, explosive verse.
The latest from Capildeo, a sensitive and innovative collection drawing on the poet’s interest in ecopoetics.
Claire Askew’s electrifying second collection; an investigation into the power of resilience and the power of the human heart.
From the internet-poisoned mind of poet, author and wizened elder millennial Stefan Mohamed, The Marketplace of Ideas is a hysterical transmission from a world in permanent crisis.
A transnational collection of poems and paintings bridging India and Scotland.
Alice Hiller’s debut performs an act of witness and restitution; it asks how we may find our ways towards healing.
A poetic examination of class, youth, adulthood and death in the working communities of the West Country.
Holly Pester’s extraordinary debut collection chronicles the experience of living and working as a radical and resistant act.
An astonishing, adventurous, and innovative debut, exploring family, Malaysian-Chinese cultural identity, and immigration.
In Poor, Caleb Femi combines poetry and original photography to explore the trials, tribulations, dreams and joys of young Black boys in twenty-first century Peckham.
Luke Kennard recasts Shakespeare’s 154 sonnets as a series of anarchic prose poems set in the same joyless house party.