Douglas Dunn

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Birthday
23, 1942
Birthplace
Scotland
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
23, 1942 (age 75)
Birthplace
Scotland

About

Scottish poet, scholar, and literary critic known for Love or Nothing, St. Kilda's Parliament, The Donkey's Ear, and other works. He was awarded both the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize and the Hawthornden Prize.

Before Fame

He studied at the Scottish School of Librarianship and at the University of Hull. He published his first poetry collection, Terry Street, in 1969.

Trivia

He began teaching English at the University of St. Andrews in 1991.

Family Life

He was born in Renfrewshire, Scotland.

Associated With

He and poet Alan Bold are literary contemporaries and fellow Scots.