Kathleen Jamie
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Kathleen Jamie, one of the UK’s foremost poets, is the author of four books of poetry and three nonfiction titles, including this one. In January 2013 she won the Costa Book Award, and she has won numerous other prestigious poetry awards, including the Somerset Maugham Award, Forward Poetry Prize of the Year, and Geoffrey Faber Memorial Award (twice). Her essay “Pathologies” appeared in Granta’s “New Nature Writing” issue. She is professor of creative writing at the University of Stirling and lives with her family in Fife, Scotland.


A Conversation with the Natural World
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With her poet’s eye and naturalist’s affinity for wild places, Kathleen Jamie reports from the field in this enthralling collection of fourteen essays whose power derives from the stubborn attention she pays to everything around her. Jamie roams her native … Continue reading