[PAST EVENT] Scottish Poet, John Burnside
March 26, 2013
Burnside is the author of 12 books of poetry, including The Asylum Dance (Winner of the 2000 Whitbread Award for Poetry) and Black Cat Bone (Winner of the 2011 T.S. Eliot Prize), as well as six works of fiction and two memoirs, A Lie About My Father and Waking Up in Toytown. The Times Literary Supplement described Burnside as "One of the most gifted poets writing today," and the Guardian praised Burnside's most recent book of poetry, Black Cat Bone, as "poignantly luminous" [an] "engrossing collection." Burnside is here as a visiting scholar with the Joint Degree Programme between St Andrews University in Fife, Scotland, and the College of William & Mary.