Kathleen Jamie

Kathleen Jamie, born in the west of Scotland, is a poet, essayist and travel writer based in Fife. Named as a ‘new generation poet’ in 1994, she has won a number of awards for her poetry. She was awarded the Forward Prize for her 2004 collection The Tree House and has twice won the Scottish Book of the Year Award, most recently in 2016 for The Bonniest Companie. Jamie’s non-fiction books include the essay collections Findings and Sightlines, and she is Chair of Creative Writing at Stirling University.