Donald Campbell


Born
Caithness, Scotland
Died
March 08, 2019

Genre

Influences


Born in Caithness, Donald Campbell (1940 - 2019) grew up in Edinburgh, attending Boroughmuir High School before undertaking a banking apprenticeship. After a few years in London, he returned to Edinburgh, where he still lives.

Campbell was a member of the Heretics Company in the 1970s, and formed the community theatre company the Old Town Theatre in the 1980s. He worked as a director in the 1980s and 90s. He is the author of more than a score of stage plays and also wrote radio plays and two volumes of theatre history.

Five earlier collections of poetry are represented in Selected Poems: 1970-1990 (Galliard, 1990); Homage to Rob Donn was published by Fras in 2007, and Fugitives by Grace Note in 2015. He continues to work on further translat
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Blether

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Selected Poems 1970 - 1990

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Lifeblade

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