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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

News

"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

Fiction

Routes into the Scottish Set Text Poems

No.2 First lines/last lines

So it’s the second of our routes into the Scottish Set Texts. Last week we looked at images to prompt thought and discussion ahead of reading the poems. 456 more words

Secondary

EIBF 2014: JACKIE KAY - INSIDE A WOMAN'S MIND

This is one of a number of pieces covering events at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, which runs from 9th–25th August 2014 at Charlotte Square Gardens, Edinburgh. 1,202 more words

Poetry

EIBF 2014: SWEET POTATO AND CALLALOO - THE POETS OF 'YONDER AWA'

This is one of a number of pieces covering events at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, which runs from 9th–25th August 2014 at Charlotte Square Gardens, Edinburgh. 1,702 more words

Poetry

Routes into the Scottish Set Text Poems

No.1 An image of the images

The pressures of timetables and National 5 and Higher curricula are such that it can be very tempting to launch straight into a new poem with nothing but the barest preamble by way of introduction. 671 more words

Secondary