A-Z of Writers


Sorley MacLean is one of Scotland’s most significant 20th century poets, writing the bulk of his mid to late work in Gaelic.

Educated at E... Read more


Thomas De Quincey was born in Manchester to a wealthy family of textile merchants. Best known for his Confessions of an English Opium EaterRead more


Edinburgh-born William McGonagall is famous for being awful, and is popularly considered to be the worst poet in the world.

Famously undeter... Read more

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