About me Born in Edinburgh, grew up in Bonnyrigg, studied at the University of St Andrews. Post-graduation, I enrolled on the University of Strathclyde’s Information and Library Studies course. After spending a decade in journalism, I returned to working in libraries after joining the staff of the SPL.
Contact me about the SPL’s social media and web presence, press enquiries, Poetry Reader, and about getting in touch with Scots Makar Jackie Kay.
My favourite poetry quote is ‘Unlucky the hero born / In this province of the stuck record’ (Sylvia Plath).
My favourite poets are… TS Eliot, Sylvia Plath, Philip Larkin, Blake, Byron, Wilfred Owen, Robert Burns, William Shakespeare, Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen.
When not at work you’ll find me listening to music, reading or watching films.