Jan 252019

Today (25th January) is the anniversary of the birth of the Scottish poet and lyricist Robert Burns (1759-1796). To celebrate this day, we have complied a list of some weird and wonderful titles covering Scottish poetry and literature, both written in English and Scottish Gaelic.

A portrait of Robert Burns, painted by Alexander Nasmyth.

Nasmyth, Alexander; Robert Burns; National Portrait Gallery, London.

  • Effie.
  • Things.
  • Southfold.
  • Fish-sheet.
  • Skinklin star.
  • Hjok-finnies sanglines.
  • Calypso Grampian.
  • Storm.
  • Dark horse.
  • The New alliance.
  • The Jabberwock.
  • Northwords.
  • Poor old tired horse.
  • Weighbauk.
  • Deliberately thirsty.
  • Gutter : the magazine of new Scottish writing.
  • Green shoots.
  • Out from beneath the boot.
  • Sideways.
  • Pushing out the boat.
  • Splash.
  • Riverrun : new writing from Dundee.
  • Laldy! : West of Scotland’s literary journal.
  • New writing Scotland. 36, With their best clothes on.

For more titles of Scottish poetry and literary collections take a look in SUNCAT.

 January 25, 2019  Posted by at 3:14 pm Weird titles  Add comments

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