Matthew Fitt

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Matthew Fitt is a scriever in the Scots leid. He wis born in Dundee in 1968, an his warks includes But'n'Ben A-Go-Go (a cyberpunk beuk), Kate O'Shanter's Tale (a pastiche o Robert Burns' Tam O'Shanter, seen frae his wife's pynt o view), an mony warks for bairns in the Itchy Coo series. Asides that, he editit the Smoky Smirr o Rain, an anthology o Scots poetry fae mony Scots scrievers an aw.

He uisst tae be the "writer in residence" at Greater Pollok in Glesga, but he's National Scots Language Development Officer the nou.

Forby thon he's written the lyrics for the Scots entry for Liet Lavlut 2007, "Icker in A Thrave". The tuin wis written bi Simon Thoumire, an performed bi Mairi Campbell (sangin), Kevin Mackenzie (guitar), Clare McLaughlin (fiddle) an Simon Thoumire (concertina).

Warks[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Fitt, Matthew (1996) Pure Radge. Kirkaldy, Akros Publications. ISBN 0-86142-064-0
  • Fitt, Matthew (1999) Sairheid City. Angus, Kettillonia Press. ISBN 1-902944-01-1
  • Fitt, Matthew (2002) Gaberlunzie Joe (Itchy Coo Series). Edinburgh, Black and White Publishing. ISBN 1-902927-57-5
  • Fitt, Matthew; Robertson, James (2003) The Smoky Smirr O Rain: A Scots Anthology (Itchy Coo Series). Edinburgh, Black and White Publishing. ISBN 1-902927-81-8
  • Fitt, Matthew; Robertson, James; Dewar, Bob (2003) King O the Midden: Manky Mingin Rhymes in Scots (Itchy Coo Series). Edinburgh, Black and White Publishing. ISBN 1-902927-70-2
  • Fitt, Matthew (2005) But'n'Ben A-Go-Go. Dundee, Luath Press. ISBN 1-905222-04-1
  • Rennie, Susan; Fitt, Matthew; Robertson, James (2002) The Hoose O Haivers (Itchy Coo Series). Edinburgh, Black and White Publishing. ISBN 1-902927-44-3

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