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Don Paterson, OBE, FRSL (born 1963) is a Scottish poet, writer and musician.

Paterson was born in Dundee. He won an Eric Gregory Award in 1990 and his poem A Private Bottling won the Arvon Foundation International Poetry Competition in 1993. He was included on the list of 20 poets chosen for the Poetry Society's 'New Generation Poets' promotion in 1994. In 2002 he was awarded a Scottish Arts Council Creative Scotland Award.

His first collection of poetry, Nil Nil (1993), won the Forward Poetry Prize for Best First Collection. God's Gift to Women (1997) won the T. S. Eliot Prize and the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize. The Eyes, adaptations of the work of Spanish poet Antonio Machado (1875—1939), was published in 1999. He is also editor of 101 Sonnets: From Shakespeare to Heaney (1999) and of Last Words: New Poetry for the New Century (1999) with Jo Shapcott. His collection of poems, Landing Light (2003), won both the 2003 T. S. Eliot Prize and the 2003 Whitbread Poetry Award. He has also published three collections of aphorisms, The Book of Shadows (2004), The Blind Eye (2007) and Best Thought, Worst Thought (2008).

Don Paterson teaches in the school of English at the University of St Andrews and is poetry editor for the London publishers Picador. An accomplished jazz guitarist, he works solo and for ten years ran the jazz-folk ensemble, Lammas, with Tim Garland. He lives in St Andrews, Scotland.

Orpheus, his version of Rilke's Die Sonette an Orpheus, was published in 2006.

He was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2008 Birthday Honours. He was awarded the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry alongside the 2010 New Year Honours.

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Total Books: 35
40 Sonnets
2017 - 40 Sonnets (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780374100186
ISBN-10: 0374100187
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Introduction to South Pacific Law Fourth Edition
2016 - Introduction to South Pacific Law Fourth Edition (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781780684123
ISBN-10: 1780684126
Genres: Science & Math, Law
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Selected Poems
2013 - Selected Poems (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780571281800
ISBN-10: 057128180X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Reading Shakespeare's Sonnets A New Commentary
2012 - Reading Shakespeare's Sonnets a New Commentary (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780571245055
ISBN-10: 0571245056
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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101 Sonnets
2012 - 101 Sonnets (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780571278732
ISBN-10: 0571278736
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Robert Burns
2011 - Robert Burns (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780571275519
ISBN-10: 0571275516
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Rain Poems
2011 - Rain Poems (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780374532680
ISBN-10: 0374532680
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Nil Nil
2010 - Nil Nil (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780571259328
ISBN-10: 0571259324
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Best Thought Worst Thought On Art Sex Work and Death
Alison Watt Phantom
2008 - Alison Watt Phantom (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781857094121
ISBN-10: 1857094123
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The Blind Eye A Book of Late Advice
2007 - The Blind Eye a Book of Late Advice (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780571233823
ISBN-10: 0571233821
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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Introduction to South Pacific Law
2007 - Introduction to South Pacific Law (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781845680398
ISBN-10: 1845680391
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Wei wie der Mond
2006 - Wei Wie Der Mond (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783630872407
ISBN-10: 3630872409
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Landing Light Poems
2006 - Landing Light Poems (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781555974473
ISBN-10: 1555974473
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Landing Light
2005 - Landing Light (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780571220632
ISBN-10: 0571220630
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Landing Light  Poems
2005 - Landing Light Poems (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781555974176
ISBN-10: 1555974171
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The White Lie New and Selected Poetry
2001 - The White Lie New and Selected Poetry (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781555973537
ISBN-10: 1555973531
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Poetry Quartets 7 Scottish Poets
2000 - The Poetry Quartets 7 Scottish Poets (Audio Cassette)
ISBN-13: 9781852245207
ISBN-10: 1852245204
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101 Sonnets From Shakespeare to Heaney
2000 - 101 Sonnets From Shakespeare to Heaney (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780571197323
ISBN-10: 0571197329
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The Eyes
1999 - The Eyes (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780571200559
ISBN-10: 0571200559
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Last Words
1999 - Last Words (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780330390477
ISBN-10: 0330390473
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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