Douglas Dunn Poet

Birthday October 23, 1942
Birthplace Scotland
Age 75 years old
Birth Sign Scorpio


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.


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.


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