Jackie Kay

Jackie Kay MBE FRSE is a Scottish poet and novelist. She is the third modern Makar, the Scottish poet laureate.

Jackie was born and brought up in Scotland. She has published five collections of poetry for adults (The Adoption Papers won the Forward Prize, a Saltire Award and a Scottish Arts Council Book Award) and several for children. She was awarded an MBE in 2006. Jackie Kay lives in Manchester and in 2014 she was appointed Chancellor of the University of Salford, where she has been the University 'Writer in Residence' since 2015. 


Anthologies featuring Jackie Kay

Refugee Tales: Volume II

The sequel to Refugee Tales, telling the true stories of asylum seekers who’ve suffered at the hands of Britain’s policy of ‘indefinite detention’, in the form of a modern-day Canterbury Tales.