Paul Malgrati is a poet and academic from France, residing in Scotland since 2016. His work, inspired by French symbolism and Scottish modernism, is a poetic exploration of the ‘Auld Alliance’, blending Franco-Scots languages and traditions. His debut collection, Poèmes Ecossais, shortlisted for the Edwin Morgan Poetry Award in 2020, is forthcoming with Blue Diode Press (2022).
In 2020, Malgrati also completed a PhD at the University of St Andrews, focusing on the political legacy of Robert Burns. He now works as a research assistant in Scottish literature at the University of Glasgow.