Our people

Asif Khan


Contact Asif about collaborations, partnership development or becoming a patron.

Lizzie MacGregor

Assistant Librarian

Contact Lizzie about our online catalogue, bibliographical enquiries, information about poets, copyright, long-lost poems you would love to find again, poems on particular subjects, for weddings, funerals and other occasions

Lilias Fraser

Projects Manager

Contact Lilias about reading groups and courses, reader development with libraries and library training, Poetry Issues e-newsletter, looking at poetry with older and carehome groups, the National Poetry Day Scotland postcard campaign

Colin Waters

Communications Manager

Contact Colin about communication strategy within the SPL, including the SPL's social media and web presence, press enquiries, Poetry Reader, and about getting in touch with Scots Makar Jackie Kay.

Gillian Hamnett

Library Administrator and Duty Manager

Contact Gillian about our Shop, becoming a Friend of the SPL, our Volunteering Programme, Events enquiries and hire, and general administration and building matters. For Library borrowing and memberships and general enquiries, please email reception@spl.org.uk

Elizabeth Welsh

Saturday Duty Manager

Contact Elizabeth on Saturdays if you have an inquiry about the collection, events or online shop.