(born 1962 - ) - Renfrewshire
Kathleen Jamie is an award-winning Fife-based poet and travel writer. Born in Renfrewshire in central Scotland, she studied Philosophy at Edinburgh University. Now a lecturer in Creative Writing at St Andrews University, Kathleen Jamie travelled to Pakistan and was inspired to write The Golden Peak (republished as Among Muslims) and The Autonomous Region. Her most recent work, Findings, is a collection of poems and essays on her travels in Scotland.
Jamie has twice won the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Award.
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Whether Kathleen Jamie is following the call of a peregrine in the hills above her home in Fife, sailing into a dark winter solstice on the Orkney islands, or pacing around the carcass of a whale on a rain-swept Hebridean beach she creates a subtle and modern narrative.
Kathleen Jamie is one of Britain's leading poets and this book is a selection from her early collections. She is the winner of several awards, including the Somerset Maugham award.
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'The Overhaul' is Kathleen Jamie's first collection since the award-winning 'The Tree House', and it broadens her poetic range considerably. 'The Overhaul' continues Jamie's lyric enquiry into the aspects of the world our rushing lives threaten.
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Prize-winning poet and renowned nature writer Kathleen Jamie takes a fresh look at her native Scottish landscape before sailing north into the iceberg-strewn Arctic seas.
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For several years, Kathleen Jamie's work has addressed two principal concerns: how the human negotiates with the natural world, and how men and women should define their conduct within family and society. Jamie argues for an engagement of the whole being through a kind of practical earthly spirituality.
- Black Spiders - 1982
- A Flame in Your Heart (with Andrew Greig) - 1986
- The Way We Live - 1987
- The Golden Peak: Travels in North Pakistan - 1992 (reissued as 'Among Muslims' - 2002)
- The Autonomous Region: Poems and Photographs from Tibet (with Sean Mayne Smith) - 1993
- The Queen of Sheba - 1994
- Jizzen - 1999
- Mr & Mrs Scotland Are Dead - 2002
- The Tree House - 2004
- Findings - 2005
- Sightlines - 2012
- The Overhaul - 2012