I’ll be reading at the Last Monday at the Rio Cafe, 8pm, 27 Hyndland Street, Monday 27th Feb! Headline poets are Jon Sands and Ken Arkind. Then hoping for a slot at the Ayewrite Poetry corner – St Mungo’s Mirrorball open mike at the Mitchell Library, Tuesday 13th March.
Writer Ellen McAteer is founder of Tell It Slant poetry bookshop in Glasgow, General Manager at Poetry London magazine. She was a visiting lecturer at the Glasgow School of Art, and a mentee of the Clydebuilt Verse Apprenticeship Scheme, under Alexander Hutchison, and a singer with the band Stone Tape, as well as a solo singer who won a BBC Radio competition with her song Blue Valentine. She was Director of the Poetry Trust, which ran the Aldeburgh Poetry Festival, a director of the Scottish Writers’ Centre, a visiting lecturer at Oxford University's MSt in creative writing, and a member of the core group of performers at the Hammer and Tongue spoken word collective in Oxford. She is a qualified Librarian.