Scottish Poetry Library
Explore Scotland’s poetry, past and present
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A new selection covering forty years of writing on love, history, power, submission and death.
A new selection of the work of one of Scotland’s most celebrated voices, edited by Kathleen Jamie.
This beautiful collection roams across many aspects of Scottish life and culture: its landscape and its history, its people and its celebrations.
Aoife Lyall’s debut collection explores the tragic and tender experiences of pregnancy and early motherhood.
A collection of hybrid, lyric essays about the places between life and death; memoir and poetry; making and letting go
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.
A journey into the dark heart of Britain’s legacy in the slave trade; first produced as a play, on the page it reads as a profound and tragic multi-layered poem
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.
This landmark anthology showcases Edinburgh in the modern day, with poems and short stories inspired by its renowned and lesser-known locations.
Celebrating Scotland’s most distinctive contemporary writer – a vivid minimalist, ruralist and experimentalist.
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