james mcgonigal
Poet  •  Critic

Welcome to the website of the award-winning Scottish writer James McGonigal. These pages provide an outline of his work in poetry, criticism, on Edwin Morgan, and on education, together with personal comment on his writing. Here too are sample poems from his various poetry collections.

Please feel free to look around and explore via the drop-down menus the site’s many resources. Click on ‘Contact’ in the banner head above if you wish to email James McGonigal directly, or use the Facebook and Twitter links below.

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‘Unsettling poems of sustained acuity and grace, deeply rooted in the poet’s own landscape of the Scottish lowlands.’
                 lavinia greenlaw

‘McGonigal focuses on the beauty of strangeness with his surreal and delicate images.’

                 afric mcglinchey

‘This poet, without question, promises much and will go far.’
                  carol ann duffy


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