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The line up for July’s line-up includes Ilya Kaminsky, Sheila Templeton and Anne-Laure Coxam.
Ilya Kaminsky is the author of Dancing In Odessa (Arc, 2014; originally Tupelo Press 2004) and Deaf Republic (Graywolf Press/Faber), which has been shortlisted for this year’s Forward Prize and is the Summer 2019 Poetry Book Society Choice. His poems regularly appear in Best American Poetry and Pushcart Prize anthologies. His poems have been translated over 20 languages, and his books have been published in many countries including Turkey, Holland, Russia, France, Mexico, Macedonia, Romania, Spain and China, where his poetry was awarded the Yinchuan International Poetry Prize.
Anne Laure Coxam is an Edinburgh based poet from France. She has had work published in Local Tongue, LIT, Valve, Zarf, DATABLEED, Poetry Scotland and in the anthology Umbrellas of Edinburgh. Her first pamphlet, Toolbox Therapy, was published by Sad Press in the autumn of 2016.
Sheila Templeton writes in both Scots and English. She has won the McCash Scots Language Poetry Competition twice and the Robert McLellan Poetry Competition. She has just been named this year’s winner of the Neil Gunn Writing Competition’s Adult Poetry Section. Her work has been published in magazines, newspapers and anthologies. From 2010 to 2011, she was the Makar of the Federation of Writers Scotland. She currently lives in Glasgow. Gaitherin (Red Squirrel Press) is her fourth poetry collection.
Edinburgh, EH8 8DT