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John Burnside

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John Burnside

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Full Name: John Burnside
Born: March 19, 1955
Dunfermline, Scotland, UK
Occupation: Poet, Writer, Teacher
Nationality: Scottish


Poet and novelist John Burnside was born on 19 March 1955 in Dunfermline, Scotland, and now lives in Fife.

He studied English and European Languages at Cambridge College of Arts and Technology. A former computer software engineer, he has been a freelance writer since 1996. He is a former Writer in Residence at Dundee University and now teaches at the University of St Andrews.

Burnside's work is inspired by his engagement with nature, environment and deep ecology.

In March 2016 Burnside was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Scotland's National Academy for science and letters.

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