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Participants: Harry Giles

Harry Giles

Harry Giles grew up in Orkney and now lives in Edinburgh. In 2010 he founded Inky Fingers, a spoken word events series which he continues to help run. He has given feature performances at nights including Chill Pill, Jibba Jabba and Last Monday at Rio, won multiple slams including the UK Student Slam (2008), the BBC Scotland Slam (2009), the Glasgow Slam (2010), and been published in journals including Magma, PANK and Drey. He makes theatre as well as poetry: recent projects include "What We Owe" (The Arches, October 2012), "This is not a riot" (Crisis Art Festival, July 2012) and "Class Act" (Ovalhouse, May 2012). His pamphlet, Visa Wedding, was published in November 2012 by Stewed Rhubarb Press.

StAnza 2013 Events:

Fri 08 March | Poetry Café
Enjoy lunch and verses with Rachel McCrum & Harry Giles
The Town Hall, Queens Gardens – Auditorium

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