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Kay, Jackie 1961-

Overview
Works: 128 works in 353 publications in 5 languages and 5,998 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Poetry  Biography  Guidebooks  Psychological fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Drama  Music  Musical settings 
Roles: Narrator, Interviewee, Other, Editor, Performer
Classifications: PR6061.A932, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Trumpet by Jackie Kay ( Book )
42 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 1,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After dying, a jazz musician in Scotland is discovered to be a woman. The novel describes the way Joss Moody, a black trumpet player, manages to maintain her charade as husband and father
Bessie Smith by Jackie Kay ( Book )
4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The author presents the great blues singer, from her early days with Ma and Pa Rainer in the Moses Stokes Travelling Show, through her disastrous marriage and various lesbian affairs to her wild lifestyle on the road in her yellow Pullman railroad car
The adoption papers by Jackie Kay ( Book )
23 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Forward Prize for Best First Collection. Jackie Kay tells the story of a black girl's adoption by a white. Scottish couple from three different viewpoints: the mother, the birth mother and the daughter. This unique and honest volume of poems has been adapted for radio. Also included in thebook are new poems reflecting issues of sexuality, Scottishness and being workingclass
Wish I was here by Jackie Kay ( Book )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jackie Kay explores every facet of this most overwhelming and complicated of human emotions. In her distinctive voice, simultaneously fierce and delicate, she exposes the moments of tenderness, of shock, of bravery and stupidity that accompany the search for love, the discovery of love and, most of all, love's loss. Every story here resonates with bittersweet lucidity. Fearlessly scrutinizing her characters at their moments of greatest vulnerability, Kay brings the chaotic experience of love - and of simply living - into crystalline focus
Why don't you stop talking by Jackie Kay ( Book )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and Croatian and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Other lovers by Jackie Kay ( Book )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Off colour by Jackie Kay ( Book )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Darling : new & selected poems by Jackie Kay ( Book )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Humour, gender, sexuality, sensuality, identity, racism, cultural difference: when do any of these things ever come together to equal poetry? When Jackie Kay's part of the equation. Darling brings together into a vibrant new book many favourite poems from her four Bloodaxe collections, "The Adoption Papers", "Other Lovers", "Off Colour" and "Life Mask", as well as featuring new work, some previously uncollected poems, and some lively poetry for younger readers. Kay's poems draw on her own life and the lives of others to make a tapestry of voice and commu
Life mask by Jackie Kay ( Book )
7 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Jackie Kay's new collection focuses on love, loss, and mistaken and secret identity. Her poems reveal how we hide from each other and from ourselves, how appearances are deceptive and how many faces it takes to make even the one self. Masks are our camouflage, our stealth and our security. In a celebration and a challenging of the masquerades we live every day of our lives, Life Mask peels back all the selves and goes closer to the bone."--BOOK JACKET
Strawgirl by Jackie Kay ( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Following her father's accidental death, Molly MacPherson has to fight to stop being evicted from their family farm
Reality, reality by Jackie Kay ( Book )
8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the beating heart of 'Reality, Reality' are moments of reaching out to family, friends and lovers. These are stories about food, sex and memories, about sharing them, or yearning to, or seeking solace in being alone
Fiere by Jackie Kay ( Book )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two's company by Jackie Kay ( Book )
5 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Out of bounds : British black & Asian poets ( Book )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lamplighter by Jackie Kay ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three has gone by Jackie Kay ( Book )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Red, cherry red by Jackie Kay ( Book )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wish I was here by Jackie Kay ( Recording )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this collection of stories, Jackie Kay explores every aspect of love - the most overwhelming and complicated of human emotions, exposing the moments of tenderness, shock, bravery and remorse that accompany its pursuit, its passions, its passing
The frog who dreamed she was an opera singer by Jackie Kay ( Book )
2 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marin Alsop conducts Mark-Anthony Turnage by Mark-Anthony Turnage ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Ḳay, Gʾeḳi 1961-
Keja, Džekija, 1961-
ケイ, ジャッキー
Languages
English (200)
Italian (3)
German (1)
Croatian (1)
Spanish (1)
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