Scottish Poetry Library
Books about poetry and poets; essays, biographies, criticism and commentary
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Studded with brilliant insights into Glück’s own practice and the work of her contemporaries, this is an essential book for any interested reader of new poetry.
A collection of hybrid, lyric essays about the places between life and death; memoir and poetry; making and letting go
Taking the reader from Glasgow to Lagos and beyond; a heart-stopping story of parents and siblings, friends and strangers, belonging and beliefs, biology and destiny.
This anthology of poems and prose ranges from literary weather to scientific reportage; a new perspective on what is the oldest conversation of all.
An indispensable guide to both the ‘how’ and ‘why’ of poetic craft in the 21st century, and essential writing-desk companion for poets at all stages.
Follow Chris McCabe into the nocturnal world of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park in search of the lost and forgotten poets of the East End.
A condensed bilingual dictionary based on Angus Watson’s best-selling Gaelic/English dictionary.
The reissued autobiography of one of Scotland’s most distinguished writers.
In this masterpiece of nature writing, Nan Shepherd describes her journeys into the Cairngorm mountains of Scotland.