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Jackie Kay's latest collection of poetry is inspired by the journey she undertook to write her memoir, 'Red Dust Road'. Her new poems explore what it means to have roots, specifically roots in different cultures - with old Scots and modern Scots alongside poems inspired by Ibo dialect, and poems inspired by African and European art.

Book Information

  • ISBN: 9781743280515
  • Format: eBook
  • Pub Date: 21/12/2010
  • Category: Literature & literary studies / Poetry
  • Imprint: Picador
  • Price: $9.99
Jackie Kay's latest collection of poetry is inspired by the journey she undertook to write her memoir, 'Red Dust Road'. Her new poems explore what it means to have roots, specifically roots in different cultures - with old Scots and modern Scots alongside poems inspired by Ibo dialect, and poems inspired by African and European art.

Author Information

JACKIE KAY was born in Edinburgh. She is a poet, playwright, novelist and writer of short stories and has enjoyed great acclaim for her work for both adults and children. Her novel Trumpet won the Guardian Fiction Prize, and she has published two further collections of stories with Picador, Why Don't You Stop Talking? and Wish I Was Here. She lives in Manchester.