Angela Cleland

Angela Cleland
Photograph of Angela Cleland.



Angela Cleland was born in Inverness and now lives in England. She is the author of two collections of poetry, and also writes science fiction. 

Full Biography

Angela Cleland was born in Inverness and grew up in Dingwall. She studied English Language and Literature at the University of Glasgow and in 2003 completed a Masters in Creative and Life Writing at Goldsmiths College, London. In 2006 she won the Templar Poetry Pamphlet and Collection Competition and published the pamphlet Waiting to Burn (Templar Poetry, 2006) and her full collection And in Here the Menagerie (Templar Poetry, 2007) as a result. Room of Thieves (Salt, 2013) is her second collection.

Cleland also writes science fiction under the name Cleland Smith and her debut novel was named in the Kirkus Reviews' Best Books of 2013.

Poems by Angela Cleland