Bridget Khursheed is a poet and geek based in the Borders. A Scottish Book Trust New Writers Award winner for poetry, and her work is featured in publications including The Eildon Tree, Stravaig, Poetry Scotland, Open Mouse, Fire, The Rialto, Abridged, HU, Ambit, Northwords Now, Southlight, New Writing Scotland, The London Magazine, Trespass, The Shop, Orbis, Valve, Causeway/Cabhsair, Under the Radar and Gutter.
Roles and accolades of note include:
- Curator ROAR stage Stowed Out Festival
- Coordinator of Writing Fragments/Fragments project (a partnership between Historic Scotland and Hawick Heritage Hub supported with funding from Creative Scotland)
- Contributor to Scott's Treasures, an Abbotsford Trust and Creative Arts Business Network (CABN) partnership project
- Shortlisted for the inaugural Dr Gavin Wallace Fellowship.
- Roads to Yair some border poems (Twinlaw)
"Some people describe me as a nature writer. This is fine with me as I think nature makes sense of the world. Disruptive text, sound art, art poetry, spoken word, scraps, recipes, contextual poetry, peripatetic writing, engineering, hacking, online text. That's more like it."