Ken Cockburn

Ken Cockburn:  is a poet and translator based in Edinburgh, where he runs Edinburgh Poetry Tours, guided walks in the city’s Old Town. He has collaborated with visual artists on book, exhibition and public art projects, including River Connections with sculptor Mary Bourne, for the redeveloped Inverness riverside. With Alec Finlay, he undertook The Road North, a journey around Scotland guided by the 17th century Japanese poet Basho, which led to an extensive blog, an exhibition, and a jointlycomposed long poem published in book form.