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Dear Stockbridge Library, how would you like an artwork to celebrate Book Week?

Stockbridge Library has been selected as one of five Scottish libraries to benefit from a new permanent artwork as part of Book Week Scotland 2014… 1,231 more words

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The Power of Three

I took a break from writing during the summer and thought it would be like flicking a switch when I decided to tackle my idea for a fourth novel. 518 more words

Jackie Kay, Scotland's "Poet Laminate"!

A grand night out at the CCA Club Room last night with Jackie Kay. A warm and engaging speaker with an optimistic attitude to life seemingly free of bitterness, we had much to learn from tips and insights regarding the craft and art of writing. 195 more words


Jackie Kay

Our next event will be on Tuesday 30th September 2014, 7pm to 8.30pm, CCA Club Room, Glasgow:

‘In Process Masterclass’ with Jackie Kay.

Jackie Kay was born in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1961 to a Scottish mother and a Nigerian father. 475 more words


"A very British pudding" Wakefield Literary Festival 2014 - 19th September

On the day of the Scottish referendum, it was particularly interesting to attend a poetry reading with Scottish born poet and writer Jackie Jay and her protégé, Wordsworth Trust Poet in Residence Zaffar Kunai. 327 more words

Trumpet by Jackie Kay

Wonderfully touching (agonising in places) history of a marriage. Essentially a book about love and grief;  ideas of identity, gender and race are never far from the surface. 71 more words