Don Paterson's 40 Sonnets 'the stand-out collection of the year'
Don Paterson announced as finalist for the 24th Neustadt International Prize for Literature
Royal Society of Edinburgh recognises achievement
Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters
Three St Andrews writers shortlisted for Scotland's biggest literary prize.
Writer joins the ranks of Auden, Hughes and Larkin.
Don Paterson wins the Forward poetry prize.
Two academics from the University of St Andrews are among the recipients of awards in this year's Queen's birthday honours list.
Don Paterson, the Dundonian poet, musician and lecturer in creative writing at the University of St Andrews, has won the 2003 Whitbread Prize for Poetry with his fourth collection, Landing Light.