Julie Laing is a Glasgow-based writer and artist. She is interested in spaces where environmental elements, human experience and the news intersect in unexpected ways. Julie is the winner of the Wigtown Poetry Prize 2022 and was mentored through the St Mungo Mirrorball’s Clydebuilt 13 verse apprenticeship scheme. She has been published in New Writing Scotland, Gutter magazine, The Edwin Morgan Centenary Collection, Studies in Photography and elsewhere. She co-founded off-page, a series of visual poetry exhibitions, with CD Boyland, and coordinates Round Table, a peer-led criticism group supported by Street Level Photoworks.