100 Favourite Scottish Poems (Paperback)
Scotland has a long history of producing outstanding poetry. From the humblest but-and-ben to the grandest castle, the nation had a great tradition of celebration and commemoration through poetry. 100 favourite Scottish poems - incorporating the nation's best-loved poems as selected in a BBC Scotland listeners poll - ranges from the ballads of Burns from Proud Maisie to The Queen of Sheba, and from Cuddle Doon to The Jeelie Piece Song.
Stewart Conn was born in Glasgow in 1936, brought up in Kilmarnock, and now lives in Edinburgh. Married with two sons, he is a renowned poet, Honorary President of the Shore Poets, was the first recipient of the Institute of Contemporary Scotland's 'Iain Crichton Smith Award' for services to literature, and was Edinburgh's inaugural Makar or Poet Laureate from 2001-2005.