Award-winning poet and author heading for Bishopbriggs

Jackie Kay
Jackie Kay

A PROLIFIC writer from Bishopbriggs will make the short hop to her local library next month.

Jackie Kay, from Bishopbriggs, won the Saltire Society First Book Award in 1991 for her debut collection of poetry entitled ‘The Adoption Papers’.

Since then she has written 22 books, become Professor of Creative Writing at Newcastle University and received an MBE.

Jackie will be in Bishopbriggs Library at 7pm on Monday, May 28, to talk about her career. Tickets for the event are free and can be reserved by e-mailing

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