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Robin Robertson

Robin Robertson is from the north-east coast of Scotland. He has published six previous books of poetry and received various accolades, including the Petrarca-Preis, the E. M. Forster Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and all three Forward Prizes. His book, The Long Take - a narrative poem set in post-war America - won the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction and the Goldsmiths Prize for innovative fiction, and was shortlisted for the Booker Prize.