Ephemera from 1997 Scottish Devolution Referendum and the 1999 Scottish Parliamentary Election inspired Gunn's poem, 'Posters'.
'Every child does it: you address an envelope with your name, your house, your street, your county, your country, your continent, your planet, the Solar System, the Universe. What I propose to do is to address the envelope of my life’s work as a writer in the opposite direction.’
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Video: George Gunn
George Gunn discusses his writing practice, being a poet, and his approach to working with items from the Library collections.