Stewart Conn was born in Glasgow and grew up in the west of Scotland, but has for many years lived in Edinburgh. From 2002-2005 he was the city’s inaugural Makar. His poetry is widely translated, and he has appeared regularly at Poetry and Book Festivals here and abroad. He is one of twelve poets commissioned by Scottish Opera to mark the reopening of the Theatre Royal, Glasgow; and he has recorded a selection of his work for the National Poetry Archive. Among more recent publications have been Estuary (Mariscat Press) and The Touch of Time: New & Selected Poems (Bloodaxe).
You can find out more about Stewart and his work, at the Scottish Poetry Library. Here is a selection of his poems: