David Wheatley is the author of several volumes of poetry, including The President of Planet Earth (Carcanet, 2017). He has also written a critical study, Contemporary British Poetry (Palgrave, 2015) and edited the poetry of Samuel Beckett for Faber and Faber. He lives with his wife and son in rural Aberdeenshire.
Born in Paisley in 1948, Ian Nimmo White is a poet and editor who played an active part in Fife’s literary life before retiring to Angus.
Walt Whitman's declared purpose was 'mainly… to put a Person, a human being (myself, in the latter half of the Nineteenth Century, in America,) freely, fully and truly on record.' He was both sublime and ridiculous, and an influence on subsequent generations, from Robert Louis Stevenson to the Beat poets.
Jayne Wilding is a poet, a teacher of yoga and a facilitator of writing workshops, particularly in areas relating to health and wellbeing.
Colin Will is a poet with a background in science and libraries who has made a great contribution to Scotland’s poetry institutions, publishing and festivals in the first part of the 21st century.