is one of our finest and most versatile writers. She is a poet, novelist, memoirist and writer of short stories and has enjoyed great acclaim for her work for both adults and children. Her poetry includes Fiere
, shortlisted for the Costa Poetry Award. Her novel Trumpet
won the Guardian Fiction Prize and her recent memoir Red Dust Road
was the Scottish Book of the Year. Her new collection of short stories is Reality, Reality
Jackie Kay is Professor of Creative Writing at Newcastle University.
‘… loving detail, hypnotic rhythms and unflinching realism … by turns affecting and cerebral.’ (The Guardian)
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, British Council, Contemporary Writers
Interview with Jackie Kay about her her memoirs Red Dust Road
, The Guardian, 16 August 2011
Jackie Kay talks about Fiere
, BBC Radio 4, Front Row, January 2011