University of Stirling


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Education Jackie Kay
JK graduated from the University of Stirling with a BA in English.
Hedblad, Allan, editor. Something About the Author 97. Gale Research.
Education Jackie Kay
In her early years at school in Glasgow, JK had problems with bullies who taunted her because of her skin colour. She retaliated privately by writing little poems of revenge.
“Writer’s ’revenge’ on school bullies”. BBC News.
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Employer Kathleen Jamie
She has been a Lecturer in Creative Writing at the University of St Andrews , where she taught for half the year only. She is now Professor of Poetry at Stirling University .
Kathleen Jamie: University of St Andrews.
Taylor, Debbie. “Interview with Kathleen Jamie”. Mslexia, Vol.
, pp. 39-40.
“Kathleen Jamie (b. 1962 )”. Scottish Poetry Library.
Reception Naomi Mitchison
NM was awarded an honorary degree by the University of Stirling in 1976. Two more Scottish universities chose her for honorary degrees: Strathclyde in 1983 and Dundee in 1985.
Who’s Who. Adam and Charles Black.


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