Jon Plunkett

Born in Ireland, and now living in the highlands of Scotland, Jon Plunkett is widely published and much anthologised. His first full-length collection, A Melody of Sorts, is due out with Red Squirrel in 2019. His work is often seen in collaborative projects with Scottish artist Lindsay Turk. Jon is also a slam winner and keen performer. He founded the Corbenic Poetry Path and has recently taken over the reins of Poetry Scotland.

Photo: James Millar


A Melody of Sorts »

Lindsay Turk’s paintings engage with the poetry of Jon Plunkett

Mon 25 February - Sun 31 March | 10:00 - 22:00 | FREE | The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, Level 4 Gallery

Breakfast at the Poetry Café: Another Place »


Enjoy your breakfast sunny side up at the festival’s Poetry Café

[This link will be live once the event starts, with all the poetry and chat, but alas not the pastries!]

Fri 8 March | 10:00 - 11:10 | £4.75/£3.75 | The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, Studio Theatre

Meet the Artist »

Meet the husband-and-wife team behind A Melody of Sorts

Sat 9 March | 11:45 - 12:30 | FREE | The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, Level 4 Gallery