Norman MacCaig: the life and the poems

Born 100 years ago in Edinburgh, Norman MacCaig produced poetry known for its humour, simplicity of language and popularity. While he lived and worked in the city of his birth, he preferred to spend his summers in Assynt in the North West Highlands. Professor Emeritus Rory Watson, Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, founding Director of the Stirling Centre for Scottish Studies and a friend of Norman MacCaig, will speak about these apsects of his life and the darker and lighter sides to his poetry at the Stirling Literary Society, 17th October 2011, 7:30pm at the Smith Art Gallery and Museum, Stirling.


All welcome to attend.