Monday, November 5, 2007

About Alastair Reid

-Born in 1926 in Galloway (Scotland)-He served in the Royal Navy then graduated from St. Andrews University-He went on to teach at the Sarah Lawrence College from 1951-1955-In 1959 he became staff writer for The New Yorker-He is considered a poet, author, essayist, and a translator-Because he traveled so much, he rejects the label as a “scottish" writer(bedford/St.Martin's)-He has published over 40 books(British Council)

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