Ryan has a poem as part of the WW100 Project

March 2, 2018

I was commissioned to write “The Watcher“, a poem in commemoration of the sinking of the Tuscania, by the Islay Book Festival. Huge thanks to the festival team for inviting me to Islay, and you can read the poem here.

Ryan hosts a schools workshop and poetry jukebox on Jura

September 7, 2017

On Thursday 28 September I’ll be running two events on Jura, as part of the Islay Book Festival. The first is a workshops for schoolkids at Small Isles Primary School in Craighouse, from 2.15-3.15pm, followed by Poets Aloud at Jura Care Centre, in which I take requests for poems from the audience, from 3.30-4.30pm.