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Hannah Lavery

Hannah is a poet, playwright, performer and director. Her poetry has been published widely and her poem, Scotland, you’re no mine, was selected by Roseanne Watt as one of the Best Scottish Poems 2019. Her debut pamphlet, Finding Seaglass, was published by Stewed Rhubarb Press in 2019 and she is working on a collection with Polygon. Her poetry dance film, Thirteen Fragments, in partnership with National Theatre of Scotland and Royal Society of Edinburgh, premiered as part of the Curious festival in August 2021. Hannah is an experienced workshop facilitator and mentor and received the Creative Edinburgh Leadership Award in 2020, for her work with the Writers of Colour Writing Group and for curating and directing a film poetry series, Sorry, I Was On Mute, for Fringe of Colour. She is one of Imaginate’s Accelerator Artists and an Associate Artist with the National Theatre of Scotland as well as Writer in Residence at Lyceum Youth Theatre. She was also selected as one of the Scottish Voices for the BBC Writers’ Room.