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Don Paterson - Author


Don Paterson was born in Dundee in 1963. He works as a musician and editor, and teaches at the University of St Andrews. His most recent collection, Rain, won the Forward Prize and the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry in 2009.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Don Paterson

40 Sonnets by Don Paterson
40 Sonnets
Don Paterson
Winner of the Costa Poetry Award 2015. In 40 Sonnets Paterson returns to some of his central themes - contradiction and strangeness, tension and transformation, the dream world, and the divided self - in some of the most powerful and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/09/2015
The Picador Book of Funeral Poems by Don Paterson
The Picador Book of Funeral Poems
Don Paterson
In our deepest grief we still turn instinctively to poetry for solace. These poems, drawn from many different ages and cultures, remind us that the experience of parting is a timelessly human one: however alone the loss of a loved...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/01/2012
God's Gift to Women by Don Paterson
God's Gift to Women
Don Paterson
Reviewed and selected by our poetry expert, Liam Parkin. God’s Gift to Women was the first of two of Don Paterson’s collections to win the T.S. Eliot Prize. The ironic title alone indicates Paterson’s exploration of sexuality, lust and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/01/2005

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