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Leyla Josephine

Leyla won the 2014 UK National Poetry Slam at The Royal Albert Hall. She has been featured on BBC Radio 4, BBC The Social, The Guardian Online, Buzzfeed, Huffington Post, Upworthy, The National and The Scotsman and Choice Words: Writers On Abortions alongside the likes Margaret Atwood, Audre Lorde and Gloria Steinem. The Scottish Poetry Library named her poem 'Good with their hands' in The Best Scottish Poems of 2020. Her new collection In Public/In Private is out Oct 2022.