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Matthew Fitt

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Matthew Fitt is a scriever in the Scots leid. He wis born in Dundee in 1968,[1][2]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.[3][4] Asides that, he editit the Smoky Smirr o Rain, an anthology o Scots poetry fae mony Scots scrievers an aw.

He wis the "writer in residence" at Greater Pollok in Glesga, an the National Scots Language Development Officer.[1]

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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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b "Matthew Fitt - Poet". Scottish Poetry Library (in Inglis). Retrieved 27 Julie 2023.
  2. Roberts, Lesley (27 October 2013). "Comic warrior turns Scots in new adventure Asterix and the Picts". Daily Record (in Inglis). Retrieved 27 Julie 2023.
  3. McLaren, Hannah (27 October 2020). "Bringing Scots Back To Schools". The Scots Magazine (in Inglis). Retrieved 27 Julie 2023.
  4. "Matthew Fitt". Black & White Publishing. Retrieved 27 Julie 2023.