Magi Gibson

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Occupation Writer
Location Glasgow
Introduction Magi’s recent poetry collection Washing Hugh MacDiarmid’s Socks was described in The National as “a joy to read”. Collections include Graffiti in Red Lipstick, Wild Women of a Certain Age, Kicking Back. Poems appear in Modern Scottish Women Poets (Canongate), Scottish Love Poems (Canongate), The Edinburgh Book of 20th Century Scottish Poetry, (EUP), 100 Favourite Scottish Love Poems, New Writing Scotland, Original Prints, (Polygon), Meantime, Prize Winning Writing (Polygon). The Senile Dimension, won the Scotland on Sunday/Women 2000 Writing Prize. Short stories published in Damage Land, New Scottish Gothic Fiction (Polygon), and Harlot Red, (Serpents’ Tail), Northwords Now, etc. The play, Our Boys won a Tom MacGrath Award. Her filmscripts were finalists for Tartan Shorts and NewFoundLand Film Awards. Drama on BBC R4. 3 children’s novels with Puffin. She’s held 3 Scottish Arts Council Writing Fellowships, a Royal Literary Fund Fellowship, received a major Scottish Arts Council bursary, has been Writer in Residence at GoMA in Glasgow, has mentored SBT New Writers Awards, was Reader in Residence with Glasgow Women’s Library. Created Wild Women Writing.
Interests Poetry, feminism, politics, literature.