Liz Lochhead

December 26, 1947 -
Scottish poet, playwright, translator, teacher and broadcaster
Author of "Memo for Spring", "The Grimm Sisters" and "Mary Queen of England Got Her Head Chopped Off"
Was the Poet Laureate of Glasgow from 2005 - 2011
Served as the Scots Makar (National Poet of Scotland) from 2011 - 2016
Was awarded the Queen's Gold Metal for Poetry in 2015
Was born Elizabeth Anne Lochhead

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