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Aonghas MacNeacail (born 1942), nickname Aonghas dubh or black Aonghas) is a contemporary writer in the Scottish Gaelic language. Born and brought up in the Isle of Skye, he was registered at birth as Angus Nicolson, but has changed his official name to his native Gaelic. He attended Uig Primary School and Portree High School, and from 1968 the University of Glasgow where he was one of a group of young writers who gathered around Philip Hobsbaum.

Besides drawing on his rich Gaelic traditions, MacNeacail is influenced by wider practice, including the Black Mountain School of the USA, and tends to work in modern idioms. He has held a number of writing fellowships in Scotland, including repeated residences at the Gaelic college of Sabhal Mr Ostaig, and reads his own work at festivals around the world. He has collaborated with a number of musicians and visual artists, and has written drama.

Aonghas MacNeacail won the Stakis Prize for Scottish Writer of the Year with his third collection, Oideachadh Ceart ('A Proper Schooling and other poems'), in 1997. His most recent collection Laoidh an Donais ig ('hymn to a young demon') was published by Polygon in 2007. His partner is the actor and writer Gerda Stevenson.
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Total Books: 12
Hallaig and Other Poems Selected Poems of Sorley MacLean
2014 - Hallaig and Other Poems Selected Poems of Sorley Maclean (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781846973024
ISBN-10: 1846973023
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Laughing at the Clock New Selected Poems Deanamh Gaire Ris a' Chloc Dain Ur Agus Taghta
Hymn to a Young Demon
2007 - Hymn to a Young Demon (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781846970023
ISBN-10: 1846970024
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Oideachadh Ceart Agus Dain Eile  A Proper Schooling and Other Poems
1996 - Oideachadh Ceart Agus Dain Eile a Proper Schooling and Other Poems (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780748662180
ISBN-10: 0748662189
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Rock  Water
Rock Water [Poetry] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780748660650
ISBN-10: 0748660658
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Seachnadh agus Dain Eile The Avoiding and Other Poems
Seachnadh Agus Dain Eile the Avoiding and Other Poems [Lines review editions] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780863340581
ISBN-10: 086334058X
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Imaginary wounds
Imaginary Wounds (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780906112168
ISBN-10: 0906112168
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Stoned Alive
Stoned Alive [Chapman Magazine] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780906772812
ISBN-10: 0906772818
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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An cathadh mor  The Great Snowbattle
An Cathadh Mor the Great Snowbattle (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780950979205
ISBN-10: 0950979201
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Sireadh Bradain Sicir Seeking Wise Salmon
Sireadh Bradain Sicir Seeking Wise Salmon (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780950979243
ISBN-10: 0950979244
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