Poetry CV

UPCOMING READINGS

 


PUBLISHED POEMS

2016
2015
2014
  • Be The First To Like This [10/22/14, How the Beasts Survived for So Long, The Costume, Immortal Jellyfish]
  • Scottish Book Trust Stories of Home [2014, Heart]
2013
2011
2010
  • Korsakoff’s Paper Chain [12/10/2010 Sidekick Books. ‘Dogged for the Last Time: The Great War’]
  • Gutter, Issue 3 [06/28/2010 How Salt can be a Man]
  • World Cup Poems [6/11/2010 Five poems for Dave Coates/Al Innes World Cup Poetry project, ‘No Horizon’, ‘Cork Oaks’, ‘Moon Safari’, ‘Estadio Nacional de Chile’, ‘Mimi’
  • Edinburgh Review [6/20/2010 Japan issue, ‘Art of Folding’, ‘Jizo Bosatsu’, ‘Hitodama’]
  • Edinburgh Review [3/5/2010 Japan: Review of Kenji Miyazawa Selected Poems]
  • Poetry Beyond Text [2/24/2010 ‘Growing Flowers’ in PhD project for Lisa Otty]
2009
2008
  • Mesostics project [11/17/08, Alec Finlay/Ken Cockburn]
  • Tontine [11/19/08, Wk 9, Sleep]
  • Tontine [11/04/08, Wk 7, Pigeons]
  • Read This [11/08, #12, Aiko Do you Love me?]
  • Read This [10/08, online, Attack]
2007
  • The Drum [2007, Umi-uma]

AWARDS and VOLUNTEER

  • New Writers Award Winner 2015
  • SPL Sympoetry Poetry Symposium volunteer [11/14-16/2014]
  • Eyewear’s Young British Poets list [6/24/2010 Named in Todd Swift’s list of YBPs]
  • Anon [5/2010 Editorial Assistant, logging anonymous submissions for Issue 7]
  • Scottish Poetry Library.. Poetry Podcast [3/13/2010 with Ryan Van Winkle & Dave Coates]
  • Poets for Haiti [2/28/2010 Mercycorps volunteer via Carry A Poem campaign, Queens Hall]
  • Scottish Poetry Library [1/2010 start, volunteer frontdesk, monthly]
  • Roxy Readings [2/2010, web design & updating, outreach]
  • Carry a Poem [11/25/2010 ‘How I carry a Poem” Emily Dickinson poem online for Carry a Poem campaign]
  • The Fine Line [10/20/2009, short essay on ‘How I Write’ for Kate Gould, Editorial Consultancy]
  • Aesthetica Annual Creative Works Competition [10/19/2009, Poetry finalist for ‘At the Airshow’]
  • National Poetry Day Event [10/8/09 Poetry ‘army’, flyering poems in St. Andrews Square Garden, Edinburgh]
  • Luath Bookstall [07/06/09 start, bookstall design, implementation, coordinator]
  • SPL Poetry Army [07/08/09 flyer in St Andrew’s Square Garden]
  • HWF event 2 [06/19/09 UoE Honorary Writing Fellows Event, brochure/publicity design]
  • Poetry Super Highway [06/15-06/21/2009, Poet of the Week]
  • Luath Press [05/2009, Internship, publishing company]
  • Tutors’ Reading [05/06/09, bookstall coordinator]
  • University of Edinburgh Honorary Writing Fellows Event [03/24/09 Brochure & publicity design, bookstall coordinator]
  • Sloan Prize [2009, Edinburgh University, ‘highly commended’ for Shan Gran]
  • Grierson Verse Prize [2009 Edinburgh University, Mimicry, £650]
  • Poets’ Letter [03/09 Poet in Residence]
  • James Tate Black Memorial Award [02/09, reader]
  • Kolkata: Book City [2009, copy-edit]
  • Edinburgh Review [01/09, 125:Turkey, copy-edit]
  • Stolen Stories [11/08, copy-edit]
  • National Poetry Day Event [10/6/08 Poetry ‘terrorist’, flyering poems in St. Andrews Square Garden, Edinburgh]
  • Textualities [10/08 start, Advisory Editorial Assistant]
  • Edinburgh Review [10/08 start, Advisory Board Member]
  • William Hunter Sharpe [2008, award £5,000]
  • Westwind [2003-2006, editorial/design]

READINGS

  • Scottish Book Trust New Writers Showcase [January 28 2016]
  • Jupiter Artland’s Inspired to Write competition reading [January 21 2016]
  • Platform Poetry at Ladybank Station [October 3 2015]
  • Poetry Beyond Text [6/15/11 Launch of Poetry Whispers at SPL]
  • Roxy Readings [6/30/2010 Launch of World Cup 2010 Poems reading]
  • Concise Ceilidh [06/27/2010: 1-2:30pm, reading at Main Point book store, West Port Book Festival]
  • Edinburgh Review: Japan launch [06/18/2010 Reading at home of Japan Consul General.]
  • Poetry at the … GRV [3/14/2010 7:45pm reading]
  • The Genomics Forum: How Science Inspires Poetry [1/13/2010 Reading from Human Genre Project poems]
  • Shore Poets [10/25/2009 Reading at The Lot]
  • The Syllabary [10/10/2009 Launch reading]
  • The Golden Hour Book Volume 2 [9/25/2009 Launch reading at Blackwell’s]
  • The Golden Hour [9/23/2009 Reading at The Forest Cafe]
  • Bowery Book Club [9/16/2009 Reading at The Bowery]
  • DUO Reading [08/26/2009 Reading ‘Pigeons’ for Edinburgh International Book Festival, in Peppers Theatre]
  • Anon Event [08/16/2009 Reading at Peter Bell Books, West Port Book Festival]
  • Concise Ceilidh [08/16/2009 Reading at Main Point book store, West Port Book Festival]
  • London Poetry Festival [07/07-10/2009 Poet In Residence, reading 4 nights at Waterloo St John’s Church]
  • DUO Reading [05/02/09 Reading ‘Pigeons’ at Forest Cafe]
  • Meadow Bar [3/11/09 LLC Masters students reading]
  • UoE Prize-giving [3/11/09 Reading ‘Mimicry’]
  • The Golden Hour [12/17/08 Reading at Forest Cafe]