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Kathleen Jamie - Author


Kathleen Jamie was born in the west of Scotland in 1962. Her poetry collection The Tree House (Picador, 2004), won both the Forward Prize and the Scottish Book of the Year Award. Mr and Mrs Scotland are Dead was shortlisted for the 2003 International Griffin Prize. Kathleen Jamie’s non-fiction books include the highly regarded Findings and Sightlines. She is Chair of Creative Writing at Stirling University, and lives with her family in Fife.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Kathleen Jamie

The Overhaul by Kathleen Jamie
The Overhaul
Kathleen Jamie
Reviewed and selected by our poetry expert, Liam Parkin. Winner of the Costa Poetry Award 2012. Shortlisted for the T. S. Eliot Prize for Poetry 2012. Having won and been shortlisted for multiple poetry awards, it is clear that...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2012
Findings by Kathleen Jamie
Findings
Kathleen Jamie
Quite the most enchanting travel writing I have read for a long time. Her eye for detail and passages about the ordinary and the unexpected are so alive, clear, haunting and lyrically beautiful, I felt I should pack my bags...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2005

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