William Neill was born in Ayrshire, Scotland, in 1922. He studied Celtic languages and English at Edinburgh University. He taught in Galloway, where he now lives, and has had poetry published in Gaelic, Scots and English. Straight Lines is published by Blackstaff Press at pounds 5.95
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