Publications

 

Some of the publications my work has appeared in include Poetry Scotland, Northwords Now, Markings, Yoga Scotland, Haiku Scotland, Envoi, Honest Ulsterman, The New Welsh Review, Edinburgh Review, Chapman, Orbis, Poetry Nottingham / Assent, 14, Gutter and New Writing Scotland.

Poems will be appearing this year in Gutter, The Rialto, THE SHOp, Poetry Scotland and Obsessed With Pipework.

I’ve also published poems and stories in the following anthologies:

The Keekin-Gless (Perth & Kinross Libraries, 1999)
The Lie of the Land (Perth & Kinross Libraries, 2004)
My Mother Threw Knives (Second Light Publications, 2006)
The Research Club (CHROMA, 2007)
Safe World Gone (Honno Press, 2007)
Cleave:New Writing by Women in Scotland (Two Ravens Press, 2008)
Skein of Geese: Poems from the 100 Poets Gathering StAnza 2007 (The Shed Press, 2008)
(In)Fidelity (Freight, 2008)
The Sandhopper Lover & other stories and poems (Cinnamon Press, 2009)
Booklight (Knucker Press, 2009)
Brownsbank (Biggar Museums Trust Brownsbank Committee, 2009)

In 2008 I was placed 3rd in Mslexia’s Women’s Poetry Competition and 1st in the Aesthetica Creative Works Competition. I’ve also had poems Commended and short-listed for many other national and international poetry competitions, including those run by Poetry on the Lake, the National Galleries of Scotland and The Gathering 2009. I recently won the Open Category of the Plough Prize 2010, judged by Daljit Nagra.

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