Harry Josephine Giles

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Harry Josephine Giles
Born1986 (age 34–35)[1]
Walthamstow, London[2]
ThriftMakar, scriever, performer
LeidScots (Orcadian)
Genresthreapin, LGBT issues, island cultur, minority leids[3]
Years activeSyne 2008
Wabsteid
www.harryjosephine.com

Harry Josephine Giles is an Orcadian makar weel-kent for their poesy an spoken-wird performances. Twa quairs o their wark, Tonguit (2015) an The Games (2018) wis leetit for the Edwin Morgan Poetry Award.

Life an wark[eedit | eedit soorce]

Harry Josephine wis brocht up in Orkney an nou bides in Edinburgh.[4] They got a MA degree in Sustainable Development frae the Varsity o St Andras in 2009 an a MA in Theatre Directin in 2010 frae the East 15 Actin Schule.[5]

Harry Josephine wis gart kenspeckle efter winnin the 2009 BBC poesy slam[6] an haes naur aye been winnin or leetit for poesy awards syne.[7] Twa quairs o Harry Josephine's poesy, Tonguit (2015) an The Games wis leetit for the Edwin Morgan Poetry Award. Tonguit wis leetit for the Forward Prize for Best First Collection forbye[8]. In October 2010, Harry Josephine co-steidit Inky Fingers, a poesy an spoken-wird performance collective in Edinburgh, that is nou Edinburgh's auldest open-mic nicht still rinnin the day.[9]

In Mairch 2020, Harry Josephine wis ane o 100 makars an scrievers that undersubscrieved a open brief tae the Scottish Poesy Librar efter the librar wadna miscry Scots feminist makars that dung doun transgender fowk an their richts[10].

Warks[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Visa Wedding (2013); Pamphlet
  • Oam (2014); Pamphlet
  • Farmform (2014); Series o Postcairds, wabsteid
  • Drone (2014); Sequence
  • Tonguit (2015); Collection
  • Casual Games for Casual Hikers (2015); Airt prent
  • Funding a Ritual (2015); Pamphlet
  • Raik (2015); Gemm
  • 14 Ways To Reread a Favourite Novel (2016); Pamphlet
  • Casual Games for City Walkers (2016); Airt prent, wabsteid
  • Trump/Pattinson (2017); Pamphlet, wabsteid
  • Travellers' Lexicon (2017); Airtbeuk, wabsteid
  • New Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border (2018); Pamphlet, wabsteid
  • The Games (2018); Beuk
  • Some Definitions (2019); Zine
  • Stim (2019); Zine
  • Moon, Sun, and All Things (2019); Zine
  • Wages for Transition (2019); Zine

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Harry Josephine Giles | Poet". Scottish Poetry Library. Retrieved 14 November 2020.
  2. "Harry Josephine Giles". Forward Arts Foundation. Retrieved 14 November 2020.
  3. "Author: Harry Josephine Giles". Scottish Book Trust (in Inglis). Retrieved 14 November 2020.
  4. "Harry Josephine Giles (poet) - United Kingdom - Poetry International". www.poetryinternational.org. Retrieved 14 November 2020.
  5. "About". Harry Josephine Giles (in Inglis). 17 Juin 2008. Retrieved 14 November 2020.
  6. "Giles". StAnza, Scotland's Poetry Festival (in Inglis). Retrieved 14 November 2020.
  7. "Harry Josephine Giles (poet) - United Kingdom - Poetry International". www.poetryinternational.org. Retrieved 14 November 2020.
  8. "Harry Josephine Giles | Poet". Scottish Poetry Library. Retrieved 14 November 2020.
  9. "History". Inky Fingers : Words and Performance (in Inglis). 4 October 2010. Retrieved 14 November 2020.
  10. Flood, Alison (5 Mairch 2020). "Transphobia row leaves Scottish poetry scene in turmoil". The Guardian. Retrieved 14 November 2020.

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