Michael Davenport

Before his retirement Michael Davenport taught science in East Lothian secondary schools. His poetry booklets Fish Alive (2006), Tell Me About Them (2009) and The Science of Lives (2014) were published by Tyne and Esk Writers. His interests include scuba diving and geology, and he is particularly interested in writing poems about science and the lives of scientists. He won the Tyne and Esk Writer of the Year Competition in 2006 and the poetry section of Dunbar’s CoastWord competition in 2014.