Jill Bennett

Jill Bennett is a performance poet in Scots for tots to 12-year-olds. She co-authored Walkin the Rainbow with Elizabeth Cordiner, and has travelled all over Scotland doing workshops, readings, talks and performances. She is also a trained Bookbug leader who aims to introduce Scots words to pre-schoolers in a fun and interactive way. Her more recent collaboration with Gillian Barrie at Gilll B Illustrations is a collection of Wee Tot Poems, postcards and greeting cards which shows the world from a young child’s perspective. They are currently selling throughout central Scotland including at the Scottish Poetry Library and the Dunfermline Carnegie Library.

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