List of Scottish poets

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A list of Scottish poets in English, Scottish Gaelic, Lowland Scots, Latin, French, Old Welsh and other languages. This lists includes people living in what is now Scotland before it became so.

A

Alasdair mac Mhaighstir Alasdair
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Arisaig Old Cemetery, Burial place of Alasdair mac Mhaighstir Alasdair
William Aytoun
William Aytoun.jpg

B

Sheena Blackhall
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George Buchanan
George Buchanan by Jacobus Houbraken.jpg
Engraving by Jacobus Houbraken
Robert Burns
Robert Burns, Union Terrace, Aberdeen, 1892 Henry Bain Smith, bronze, photo Jane Cartney 2010.jpg
Monument to Robert Burns in Aberdeen, created by Henry Bain Smith

C

Thomas Campbell
Thomas Campbell by Sir Thomas Lawrence.jpg
Portrait by Sir Thomas Lawrence c.1810
Iain Crichton Smith
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D–F

Imtiaz Dharker
Imtiaz Dharker at the British Library 12 April 2011.jpg
Dharker at the British Library 12 April 2011
Carol Ann Duffy
Carol Ann Duffy (cropped).jpg
Robert Ferguson
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Statue of Robert Fergusson outside the Kirk of the Canongate, Edinburgh

G

Flora Garry
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George Gilfillan
George Gilfillan.jpg
Alasdair Gray
Alasdair Gray (1994) by Guenter Prust.jpg

H

Janet Hamilton memorial
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Janet Hamilton Memorial Fountain, West End Park, Coatbridge
James Hogg
Sir John Watson Gordon - James Hogg, 1770 - 1835. Poet; 'The Ettrick Shepherd' - Google Art Project.jpg
Painting by John Watson Gordon

I-K

Kathleen Jamie
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Jackie Kay
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L

David Lyndsay
Sir David Lyndsay.jpg

Mac/Mc

Hugh MacDiarmid
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Sorley MacLean
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William McGonagall
William McGonagall.jpg

M

Naomi Mitchison
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Edwin Muir and George Mackay Brown
Memorial to George Mackay Brown, Edwin Muir and Stanley Cursiter in Kirkwall Cathedral, Orkney.jpg
Memorial to George Mackay Brown, Edwin Muir and Stanley Cursiter in Kirkwall Cathedral, Orkney

N–R

Carolina Nairne
Carolina Oliphant, Lady Nairne.jpg
Portrait by John Watson Gordon
Don Paterson
DON PATERSON READS AT BRIDLINGTON POETRY FESTIVAL.jpg
Don Paterson reading at Bridlington Poetry Festival

S

Sir Walter Scott, Bart.
Sir Henry Raeburn - Portrait of Sir Walter Scott.jpg
Raeburn's portrait of Sir Walter Scott in 1822
Robert Service
Robert W. Service.jpg
Robert W. Service, c. 1905
Gerda Stevenson
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Gerda Stevenson at the Féile na Gréine festival, Waterville, County Kerry

T-Z

Rachel Annand Taylor
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Portrait of Rachel Annand Taylor by John Duncan
Thomas Urquhart
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Andrew Young

See also

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