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The Making of a Makar

Jackie Kay stepped down as the Scots Makar, or the National Poet of Scotland, on 14th March, ending a fruitful and inspiring five-year tenure. She succeeded Liz Lochhead in 2016, while…

Poetry in Motion: The Legacy of Robert Burns

On Monday 25th January, Scotland celebrated Burns Night. Haggis was cooked, Buckfast was poured and the ephemeral words of Scotland’s most famous poet, Robert Burns, were recited. Each year, on…