Robert Alan Jamieson
Robert Alan Jamieson (born 1958) is a Scottish Shetland poet and novelist who grew up on the crofting community of Sandness. He currently works as a creative writing tutor at Edinburgh University. He was co-editor of the Edinburgh Review from 1993 to 1998, and a creative writing fellow at the Universities of Glasgow and Strathclyde in 1998–2001.
- Soor Hearts (1984)
- Thin Wealth (1986)
- A Day at the Office (1991), which was named by the Edinburgh-based List Magazine as one of the 100 Best Scottish Books of All Time, commenting that "each page of this book – a precursor to much modern experimental Scottish fiction – looks more like a work of art than a novel."
- Da Happie Laand (2010)
- MacCloud Falls (2017)
Jamieson writes in the Scots dialect of Shetlandic. Some of his works are:
- Shoormal (1986)
- Nort Atlantik Drift (1999), reprinted in a bilingual edition in 2007. Includes "Laamint fir da tristie".
- Ansin t'Sjaetlin: some responses to the language question (2005)
- (Contributor) Pax Edina: The One O' Clock Gun Anthology (Edinburgh, 2010)