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I am a poet with two full collections and a further eight anthologies as editor or co-editor, both in printed and web-based formats. Several of the editing projects involved large-scale co-ordination and project management involving over a hundred poets over many months. Some of these anthologies have led to a string of innovative and engaging live events across the UK to present the work of collaborating poets.
I also have considerable experience in facilitating writers through workshops and other similar events. I particularly enjoy organising and participating in live presentation of poetry to mixed audiences, and working to connect poets through collaborative projects.
Aberdeen City; Aberdeenshire; Angus; Argyll and Bute; Clackmannanshire; Dumfries and Galloway; Dundee; East Ayrshire; East Dunbartonshire; East Lothian; East Renfrewshire; Edinburgh City; Falkirk; Fife; Glasgow City; Highland; Inverclyde; Midlothian; Moray; Na h-Eileanan Siar (Western Isles); North Ayrshire; North Lanarkshire; Orkney Islands; Perth and Kinross; Renfrewshire; Scottish Borders; Shetland; South Ayrshire; South Lanarkshire; Stirling; West Dunbartonshire; West Lothian