John Burnside

John Burnside was a Scottish poet and winner of the Forward Prize for Black Cat Bone. His other poetry collections include The Hoop, Penguin Modern Poets, and A Normal Skin. He also published works of fiction like The Devil’s Footprints, A Summer of Drowning, and Something Like Happy. His non-fiction includes A Lie About My Father.

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