Salt, in Culture 2014: one of 20 artworks commissioned for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow – running time 15 minutes (2014). Read here: Salt

Byland: commissioned for the Year of Natural Scotland - running time 5 minutes (2013)

Music Poems

The Mistook Heart and the Water: commissioned by composer Amble Skuse for orchestral accompaniment, performed at Summerhall – performance time 10 minutes (Edinburgh, 2014)


The Cleidin Is a Civilisin Mission, and Hermony: two poems in Scots with an English translation, commissioned for Look Up Glasgow, a coffee table book of architectural photography (Freight Books, Glasgow, 2013)

Forward Deck: read free on the Genomics Forum website (UK, 2011)

The Dust Storm, and The Bilderberg Meeting: two poems in The Istanbul Review (Scotland, Turkey & USA, 2012)

Winter In Berlin, Forgetting Orpheus, 2058, and Antarctica: four poems in Ukrainian translation, part of a tandem translation project in Lviv funded by the British Council (Ukraine, 2011)

2058, and Forgetting Orpheus: two poems first published in Gutter (Glasgow, 2010)

Antarctica: first published in Product (Edinburgh, 2006)


Poems by the Ukrainian poet Halyna Kruk translated into English and read at the Lviv Book Forum, project funded by the British Council (Ukraine, 2011)


Winner of the Genomics Forum Poetry Prize (2011)

Longlisted for the Montreal International Poetry Prize (2011)

Festivals & Readings

Xian Jiaotong-Liverpool University (China, 2013), St Mungo’s Mirrorball (Scotland, 2012), Open Central Asia Book Forum (Kyrgyzstan, 2012), Colonsay Book Festival (Scotland, 2012), Sharjah International Book Fair (United Arab Emirates, 2011), Lviv Book Forum (Ukraine, 2011)



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