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David Bleiman

David Bleiman is an Edinburgh poet writing in English, Scots, some Spanish, Yiddish and the part-excavated, largely reimagined Scots-Yiddish dialect, which won him the Sangschaw Prize 2020 for "The Trebbler's Tale". A winner of the McCash prize for Scots poetry 2023. Coming to poetry in his sixties, after a career as a trade union official, including Presidency of the STUC, he has over 100 poems published in a variety of journals and anthologies.