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Jackie Kay (1961 - present)
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Born 1961, in Edinburgh, Scotland.
British poet, playwright, and novelist.

Her mother was Scottish and her father was Nigerian. She was adopted by a white couple and brought up in Glasgow. Her adopted parents were communists who took their children on anti-apartheid protests and peace rallies.

She studied English at Stirling University.

She left Scotland partly because of her feeling that it lacked multi-cultural harmony and she wanted a more accepting environment for her son, Matt..
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A poem is a little moment of belief
- Jackie Kay
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