Colin Bramwell

Colin Bramwell is a poet, performer and musician from the Black Isle. His fourth spoken-word theatre show, Umbrella Man, completed a full run at Summerhall’s 2019 Edinburgh Fringe, and is currently touring the UK after playing to festivals in the Czech Republic, Australia and New Zealand. Colin’s poetry was shortlisted for the Jane Martin Poetry Prize in 2017 and the Wigtown Poetry Prize 2019, and has been published in Gutter. He is currently working on a first pamphlet of poems. He won the John Dryden Translation Award in 2018 for his co-translations of the Taiwanese poet Yang Mu. Other translations have been published in a number of journals, as well as in Hawk of the Mind, a recent collected works of Yang Mu, published by University of Columbia Press. Colin is also a PhD candidate in Creative Writing at the University of St Andrews.

Photo: Tod Richter