John Burnside

Burnside
Scotland

John Burnside has published five works of fiction and 11 collections of poetry, including The Asylum Dance, which won the 2000 Whitbread Poetry Award. His Selected Poems was published in 2006, alongside his memoir, A Lie About My Father, which was the Saltire Scottish Book of the Year and the Scottish Arts Council Non-Fiction Book of the Year. The second volume of his memoir, Waking Up in Toytown, has just been published.

John Burnside’s appearance is made possible by Creative Scotland.