Rachel McCrum

Rachel McCrum:  is a poet and performer who has worked across Scotland, Montreal, Haiti, South Africa, Greece, and Northern Ireland. She won the Callum Macdonald Memorial Award for her first pamphlet The Glassblower Dances in 2012; was the first ever BBC Scotland Poet In Residence in 2015 and was awarded a Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship in 2016. She was a founding member of Stewed Rhubarb Press and the SHIFT/ Poetry Collective; was the Broad of Rally and Broad (The List Hot 100 #12 in 2015) and currently manages the cinepoems project with Glasgow poet Calum Rodger and Montreal poet Jonathan Lamy. She currently lives in Montreal and is working on her first collection, The First Blast To Awaken Women Degenerate, out with Freight in 2017.