R. A. Jamieson

R. A. Jamieson was born in 1958 into the crofting community of Sandness on Shetland. He has held the William Soutar Fellowship, co-edited the Edinburgh Review and tutored creative writing at Glasgow and Strathclyde Universities. His work appears in many anthologies, and he has published poetry collections and a number of novels (including Da Happy Land and A Day at the Office). In 2005 A Day at the Office was featured in The List’s ‘100 Best Scottish Books of All Time’. He currently teaches a creative writing course at Edinburgh University. His 2017 publication A Hundir Inboos Till a Diein Lied: a poetic voyage through the (linguistic) margins of Europe collects his own poems alongside his translations into Shetlandic from other marginalised European languages.


Border Crossings »

Reading: Nancy Campbell, R.A. Jamieson

Sat 7 March | 14:15 - 15:15 | £4.50/£3.50 | Undercroft, St John's House, South Street

Breakfast at the Poetry Café: Due North »

Wake up and smell the poetry!

Sat 7 March | 10:00 - 11:10 | £5/£4 | Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, Studio Theatre