Liz Niven: is a Scottish poet. Her collections include Stravaigin, Burning Whins, and The Shard Box (Luath Press, Edinburgh). Public art collaborations include text in stone and wood and she has participated in poetry Festivals across the world. She is a former teacher and Cultural Co–ordinator and has facilitated poetry sessions for the Scottish Poetry Library, London Poetry Society, Galleries, and Museums. She has written a wide range of Scots education resources and is the author of Scots Dossier for European Bureau of Minority Languages. Twice awarded the Saltire / TESS, she is an Honorary Fellow of the Association of Scottish Literary Studies.