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Scotland inspired: AL Kennedy

Image caption Alison (AL) Kennedy is one of Scotland's most celebrated and distinctive literary voices

Who and what has shaped some of Scotland's most creative minds?

BBC Scotland has launched a major series - Scotland Inspired - tracing Scotland's artistic family tree , with prominent figures choosing Scots who have inspired them.

Alison (AL) Kennedy has been one of Scotland's most celebrated and distinctive literary voices since publication of her first collection of short stories in 1991.

Since then she has produced further award-winnning collections, novels, radio drama and launched a parallel career in stand-up comedy.

BBC Radio Scotland - Scotland Inspired, Episode 1 - Tuesday 1 May at 13:45

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