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BIOGRAPHY – JACKIE KAY Wednesday, 6 January 2010

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Jackie Kay was born and brought up in Scotland. She has published five collections of poetry for adults, all published by Bloodaxe – The Adoption Papers (winner of a Forward Prize, a Saltire Award and a Scottish Arts Council Book Award), Other Lovers (which won the Somerset Maugham Award), Off Colour, shortlisted for the 1999 TS Eliot Award, Life Mask (2005) and Darling: New and Selected Poems (2007).

Jackie Kay is a fellow of The Royal Society of Literature and teaches creative writing at Newcastle University. She lives in Manchester.

Find out more about Jackie Kay through the Scottish Poetry Library’s Poets A-Z.

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