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Jackie Kay - Author


Jackie Kay was born in Edinburgh. She is a poet, novelist and writer of short stories and has enjoyed great acclaim for her work for both adults and children. Her novel Trumpet won the Guardian Fiction Prize and is a modern classic. She has published two collections of stories with Picador, Why Don't You Stop Talking and Wish I Was Here. She teaches at Newcastle University, and lives in Manchester.

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Reality, Reality by Jackie Kay
Reality, Reality
Jackie Kay
Sarah Broadhurst's view... This is poet Jackie Kay's third collection of short stories. These fifteen stories range in subject matter from slimming to a woman given a drug by her father that makes her live forever. Many of the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/06/2013
Red Dust Road by Jackie Kay
Red Dust Road
Jackie Kay
A 2013 World Book Night selection. Shortlisted for the Galaxy Biography of the Year Award 2011. Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 17 March 2011. This charmingly written autobiography - about a young girl with...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/03/2011

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