James Aitchison

James Aitchison (1938 – 2023) was born in Stirlingshire. He published six collections of poems: Sounds Before Sleep, Spheres, Second Nature, Brain Scans, Bird-Score and Foraging: New and Selected Poems (Worple, 2009) and was the author of the critical study, The Golden Harvester: The Vision of Edwin Muir.

Aitchison’s articles on the creative process and poetics have appeared in Acumen, Agenda, The Dark Horse, The David Jones Journal and The Philosopher.