Douglas Dunn

Douglas Dunn is a poet, editor and critic, whose collection Elegies, a moving account of his first wife’s death, became a critical and popular success. In 1986, it was the overall winner of the Whitbread Book of the Year. He is the author of numerous collections of poetry, and he has also edited several anthologies, including The Faber Book of Twentieth-Century Scottish Poetry. He was made Professor of English at the University of St Andrews in 1991, and holds an OBE and the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry. 

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Writing Scotland’s Future, 1 July 1999

June 30, 2019
by Jan Rutherford