Edwin Morgan

Edwin Morgan (1920 – 2010) was born in Glasgow and lived there for most of his life. He was the city’s first Poet Laureate from 1999 – 2002 and in 2004 went on to become the first Scots ‘Makar’. He published numerous poetry collections, his last being A Book of Lives (Carcanet, 2007).  He is considered to be one of the most influential poets of his generation and his archive is held at the Scottish Poetry Library.

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