28 August 2020
We were sorry to learn of the death of John Manson. The poet,
translator, critic, and literary historian died on 3 August
His publications include the major work Dear Grieve: Letters
to Hugh MacDiarmid (C.M. Grieve) (Glasgow: Kennedy & Boyd, 2011) and collections of
John Manson was a recipient of the Saltire Society's Andrew
Fletcher of Saltoun Award in recognition of his outstanding
contribution to Scotland's life and culture.
The Herald (Alan Riach, 27 August 2020) and The Saltire Society website carry
Picture credit: The thumbnail picture of John Manson is from
the Saltire Society when he received his Andrew Fletcher of Saltoun
Award in 2012.