Scottish Poetry Library
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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.
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.
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.
A new selection from one of our foremost lyric poets, including work from some long-out-of-print early collections
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.
In this capricious, dreamlike collection, characters and scenes traverse states of airlessness, from suffocating relationships and institutions, to toxic environments and ecstatic asphyxiations.
Dazzlingly beautiful and wonderfully inventive, discover the magical new book from the creators of bestselling, critically acclaimed literary phenomenon, The Lost Words . . .