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Thomas Clark

poet, writer and freelance journalist in Galashiels

Thomas Clark is a poet, writer and freelance journalist. In 2015, he was appointed Scottish football’s first (and only) poet-in-residence, taking up a position with Lowland League side Selkirk FC. Thomas’s work has been published in The Scotsman, The Sunday Mail and Bella Caledonia, and broadcast on ITV, BBC and Sky Sports.
He works in both English and in Scots language. His 2015 poetry collection “Intae the Snaw” was praised by poet Rab Wilson as “an important collection that timeously re-establishes the power, virr an smeddum o the Scots language” and by writer Matthew Fitt as “Brilliant… Tammas Clark taks the bonnie broukit bairn that is Scots an blaws new life intae the hail clamjamfrie”.

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Corridors of Uncertainty: Art in Sport, Sport in Art

@ VOL 2 ON APR 20, 2016

Selkirk football clubs poet in residence, Thomas Clark, talks about the benefits of combining art and sport.

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Galashiels @ Mac Arts
Apr 20, 2016