Carly Brown is an award-winning writer and performer based in Edinburgh. She is the author of a poetry pamphlet, Grown Up Poetry Needs to Leave Me Alone, and a bestselling children’s picture book, I Love St Andrews. In 2013, she won Scotland’s national slam championships and placed fourth at the World Series of Slam Poetry in Paris. She has performed her poetry across the UK and internationally, including at Glastonbury Festival and the Edinburgh Fringe, and was recently shortlisted for the Jane Martin Poetry Prize (2018). Carly is currently pursuing a PhD at the University of Glasgow and working on her first novel.
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