Ian Hamilton Finlay (28 October 1925 – 27 March 2006) was a Scottish poet, writer, artist, and gardener. He briefly attended Glasgow School of Art and first made his reputation as a writer, publishing short stories and plays in the 1950s. In 1961 he founded the Wild Hawthorn Press with Jessie McGuffie and within a few years had established himself internationally as Britain’s foremost concrete poet.
The bibliographic information provided on the following pages generally utilizes (where referenced) the same format set forth by Graeme Murray’s IAN HAMILTON FINLAY & THE WILD HAWTHORN PRESS.
Bann, Stephen. IAN HAMILTON FINLAY: AN ILLUSTRATED ESSAY
Edinburgh: Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, 1972
Murray, Graeme. IAN HAMILTON FINLAY & THE WILD HAWTHORN PRESS
Edinburgh: Graeme Murray, 1990