Ian Crockatt

Ian Crockatt is a widely published Scottish poet and poetry translator. He has published a dozen collections of poetry and poetry translations and has won prizes and commendations in a number of international competitions. His most recent book, The Song Weigher: Collected Poems of Egill Skallagrímsson, tenth century Viking and Skald, appeared with Arc in 2017. His translation of Rainer Maria Rilke, Pure Contradiction, won the Society of Authors’ Schlegel-Tieck prize in 2013, while Crimsoning the Eagle’s Claw, The Viking Poems of Rognvaldr Kali Kolsson, Earl of Orkney was a Poetry Book Society Recommended Translation in 2014.

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