John Bolland

John Bolland’s poetry and short fiction in Scots and English has been widely published in magazines and anthologies including The Interpreter's House, Northwords Now, The London Magazine and Pushing Out the Boat. His first collection – Fallen Stock – was published by Red Squirrel Press and launched at StAnza in 2019. In 2018 he was privileged to participate in the Theoartistry Poet scheme jointly sponsored by StAnza and ITIA. He is currently working a new collection and spoken-word show – Pilbroch – interweaving themes of the current climate emergency with the disaster which unfolded the North Sea oil platform Piper Alpha in 1988.

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