Based in Edinburgh, Anne Pia has a long experience of writing for different audiences. A language graduate, former teacher and HM Inspector of Education with a doctorate in Education, she has been published many times in professional and academic journals. Her poetry has been published in journals including Northwords Now, South Bank Poetry and Ink Sweat & Tears. She has presented her poetry as a featured new writer at Edinburgh Shore Poets and Platform in Fife, and has read at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Dundee Literary Festival and the Glasgow Women’s Library, as well as at other venues and events. Anne’s creative memoir Language of my Choosing was published in April 2017 and has been shortlisted for the Saltire Award for Best New Book of 2017.