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Jim Carruth

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Contact: jimcarruth63@gmail.com
Local authority: Renfrewshire
Languages: English
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Jim Carruth is an award winning poet and was appointed as Poet Laureate of Glasgow in 2014. His first book Killochries was shortlisted for the Saltire Society Scottish Poetry Book of the year, the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry Prize and Fenton Aldeburgh Prize. His most recent collections are Black Cart and Blake Fire. He is an impressive reader of his own work.

Local authorities can visit

Aberdeen City; Aberdeenshire; Angus; Argyll and Bute; Clackmannanshire; Dumfries and Galloway; Dundee; East Ayrshire; East Dunbartonshire; East Lothian; East Renfrewshire; Edinburgh City; Falkirk; Fife; Glasgow City; Highland; Inverclyde; Midlothian; Moray; Na h-Eileanan Siar (Western Isles); North Ayrshire; North Lanarkshire; Orkney Islands; Perth and Kinross; Renfrewshire; Scottish Borders; Shetland; South Ayrshire; South Lanarkshire; Stirling; West Dunbartonshire; West Lothian

Events can deliver

Performance; Reading; Talk; Workshop; Chairing events

Topics of work

Animals; Childhood; Family; Nature; Rural communities

Age groups published for


Age groups can work with

15-18; 18+

Audience size

0-10; 11-30; 31-100; 100-500; 500+