Promoting Poetry in Scotland


The Trustees all knew the poet well and supported his work in different ways for many years.

david kinloch is Professor of Poetry at the University of Strathclyde, where he leads the teaching of Creative Writing. A poet, editor and critic, he has published three collections with Carcanet Press, which was Edwin Morgan’s UK publisher from the 1970s onwards.

andrew mcbean is a partner in the firm of Alexander Sloan, Chartered Accountants. He was Edwin Morgan’s accountant and financial advisor for many years.

james mcgonigal is Emeritus Professor of English in Education at the University of Glasgow. A poet, editor and critic, he is Edwin Morgan’s biographer, and currently Chair of the Trust.

hamish whyte runs Mariscat Press, the poet’s Scottish publisher. A poet and editor, he was also Morgan’s bibliographer and ensured the preservation of his working library and widespread publications.