We will be celebrating Edwin Morgan’s 100th year in 2020 – 2021, with the centenary commencing on Edwin Morgan’s birthday, April 27, 2020 and continuing until April 2021.
Edwin Morgan Twenties is a series of five selections of 20 poems to be released for the #edwinmorgan100 centenary. Poems have been selected in response to themes of love, being human, animals, space and spaces, and Scotland. Below is a small sample from the Morgan Twenties – which can be purchased online on the Birlinn website.
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Edwin Morgan (1920–2010) led a remarkable and wide-ranging creative life. He published 25 collections of his own poetry, and translated hundreds of Russian, Hungarian, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, French and German poems too. He also wrote plays, opera libretti, radio broadcasts, journalism, book and drama reviews, literary criticism, and artworks. His work continues to be published, produced, taught and celebrated.