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Lady Red Ego

Lady Red Ego (previously published under April Hill) is a Chinese/Scottish lesbian writer concerned with intimacies. She has been writing seriously since the age of 14, but was first noticed at the age of 18 by Queer Words Project Scotland when she won a mentorship through them with Rachel Plummer. Since then she has gone on to publish work in multiple acclaimed anthologies and magazines, and has also performed at Waterstones launches, Kelvingrove Museum, SQUIFF, Queer Theory, Glasgow Women’s Library, Glasgow Autonomous Space, Push The Boat Out, and many more. Her first pamphlet, The Red Ego, was published in 2019 with Wild Pressed Books and her second pamphlet, Natural Sugars, was published in 2020 by Broken Sleep Books. Her work has also featured in two videos on BBC The Social. She has starred as a guest reader for Nectar Poetry Magazine and for Gutter Magazine. Her debut collection, Your Turn to Speak!, was released with Blue Diode Press in March 2023.