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Kathleen Jamie: Poetry at the Heart of our Culture

February 19, 2022, 2:00 PM3:00 PM EST


Kathleen Jamie, poet and essayist, was born in Renfrewshire in 1962. Her work concerns nature, travel and culture. Her poetry collections to date include The Overhaul, which won the 2012 Costa Poetry Prize, and The Tree House, which won the Forward Prize. Her non-fiction includes the highly regarded books Findings and Sightlines, both regarded as important contributions to the ‘new nature writing’. Her most recent poetry collection, The Bonniest Companie appeared in 2015, and won the Saltire Scottish Book of the Year Award.

She is presently serving as the Scottish Makar, or National Poet.

Winter Words welcomes you to a week-long celebration of all things literary. Our interactive festival brings together well-known and much-loved authors, playwrights, poets, adventurers, broadcasters and TV personalities to participate in interviews, Q&A’s and discussions – all Zoomed straight into your home from our virtual auditorium stage!


February 19, 2022
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST