John Quinn is a former teacher and writer from Dundee. Previous to Mind the Time his poetry had appeared Poetry Scotland, Northwords Now and Neu Boots and Pantisocracies, among other places. In 2017 his play O Halflins an Hecklers an Weavers an Weemin about the City of Dundee and Jute was premiered in Verdant Works Museum accompanied by the music of Michael Marra. A second run is scheduled for June 2018. He has also written a modern historical novel, The Eyes of Grace O’Malley, to be published later this year.