Jane McKie has eleven poetry publications, both pamphlets and book-length, some as collaborations with artists. Morocco Rococo won the Sundial/Scottish Arts Council award for best first book of 2007. In 2011, Jane won the Edwin Morgan poetry prize, and in the same year Garden of Bedsteads (Mariscat Press) was a Poetry Book Society Choice while Jawbreaker (2021) was the winner of that year’s Alastair Reid Pamphlet Prize at the Wigtown Poetry Festival. She is a Lecturer in Creative Writing at the University of Edinburgh and was a part of the Refugee Survival Trust’s Making it Home project in Glasgow, working with female refugees and asylum seekers. McKie is also a member of Edinburgh’s cooperative Shore Poets, which hosts monthly events revolving around poetry and music.