Diana Hendry: has published six poetry collections, including The Seed–Box Lantern: New & Selected Poems (Mariscat Press). She’s published more than 40 books for children. A collection of adult short stories is due out this year. From 1997– 8 she was writer in residence at Dumfries & Galloway Royal Infirmary; in 2007 she was awarded a Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship and from 2008 –10 was a Royal Literary Fund Fellow at Edinburgh University. Currently she is co–editor of New Writing Scotland.