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Creative writing Poetry & visual arts

David Kinloch is one of Scotland's leading poets. He has published five collections of poetry to date. He has a particular interest in 'ekphrasis' or poetry that responds to the visual arts.

Collections that feature ekphrastic poetry include:

  • In My Father's House (Carcanet, 2005)
  • Finger of a Frenchman (Carcanet, 2011)

Take a look at a short film about David's work, which was made for Czech television.