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by Maitreyabandhu (2011)

Jackie Kay won the Cholmondeley Award in 2003. Her Maw Broon Monologues, performed at the Tron Theatre in Glasgow were shortlisted for the Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry. Her latest book Red Dust Road, a memoir about meeting her Nigerian birth father, was serialized on BBC Radio 4. In 2006, she was awarded an MBE, for services to literature, the Saltire and Forward Prizes, The Somerset Maugham Award, The Guardian Fiction Prize and the Decibel Writer of the Year. Her latest collection of poems, Fiere was published in January 2011 by Picador.

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