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Kathleen Jamie FRSL (born 13 May 1962) is a Scottish poet, raised in Currie, Edinburgh. She gained an M.A. in Philosophy from the University of Edinburgh.
Total Books: 29
Regarded as one of the most gifted contemporary poets in the UK, she won the Forward Poetry Prize for poetry in 2004 for The Tree House. Other books of poetry include The Queen of Sheba, (1994), The Way We Live (1987), Jizzen (1999), A Flame In Your Heart (with Andrew Greig), and The Autonomous Region (with photographer Sean Mayne Smith). In 2001 she was given a Creative Scotland Award. Other prizes include the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Award, and in 2005 the Scottish Book of the Year Award. She also writes for radio, and in 2005 she published, to great critical acclaim, a collection of non-fiction writings, Findings.
She has held several writer-in-residence posts, including one at the University of Dundee from 1991 to 1993. She has contributed to and co-edited a number of anthologies, and was a part-time Reader in Creative Writing in the School of English at the University of St. Andrews. She was a judge for the 2010 Griffin Poetry Prize. She lives in Fife.
She was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2009.
She is currently the University of Stiring's first appointed Professor of Creative Writing.