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Harry Giles

Orcadian writer and performer Harry Giles lives in Edinburgh. Founder of Inky Fingers Spoken Word and co-director of live art platform ANATOMY, he has published two pamphlets, Visa Wedding and Oam: Poems fae Govanhill Baths; was the 2009 BBC Scotland slam champion; and won the 2012 IdeasTAP national poetry competition. Appearances at Forest Fringe, Buzzcut, NTI (Latvia), Bunker (Slovenia), and CrisisArt (Italy). The Guardian picked his performance What We Owe in their best-of-the-Fringe 2013 roundup.

Since publishing his poetry sequence "Drone" with Vagabond Voices (as part of Our Real Red Selves) in 2015 Giles has continued to create compelling and award-winning works. For more on his projects please visit harrygiles.org