Come and cosy up as the nights draw in with Hear Hare Here #14. We are so excited to welcome Chris Kerr, Jay Whittaker and Daisy Lafarge to read with us – and there will, of course, be a raffle.
So come along and immerse yourself in words, have a glass of wine, and enjoy!
Edinburgh-based Jay Whittaker’s debut poetry collection, Wristwatch, was published by Cinnamon Press in 2017. She writes about transition, resilience, grief, living with breast cancer, and LGBT+ lives (including her own). She performed at the StAnza international poetry festival 2018, and is widely published, recently appearing in Gutter and The North. In September 2018 work commissioned by her for the Scottish Feminist Judgements Project appeared in an exhibition at the Scottish Parliament.
Chris Kerr is from London and lives in Edinburgh. His poems have appeared in Ambit, Adjacent Pineapple, Blackbox Manifold, Haverthorn, Oxford Poetry, The Literateur, Under the Radar and Ink, Sweat & Tears. His first pamphlet, Citidyll, was published by Broken Sleep Books. Chris was commended in the Verve Poetry Festival City Poetry Competition 2018. He was shortlisted for the Jane Martin Poetry Prize in 2017. He is the co-author of./code –poetry with Daniel Holden.
Daisy Lafarge is a writer and editor based in Edinburgh. In 2017 she received an Eric Gregory Award and her pamphlet, understudies for air, was published by Sad Press. She is a PhD researcher at the University of Glasgow and an editor at MAP, a platform for artist-led publishing and production.