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Maria Sledmere

Maria Sledmere is the author of over twenty books of poetry including the recent Cocoa and Nothing with Colin Herd (SPAM Press, 2023) and An Aura of Plasma Around the Sun (Hem Press 2023). She is Managing Editor of SPAM Press and a Lecturer in English & Creative Writing at the University of Strathclyde. Maria's work has been highlighted in places such as It’s Nice That, Scottish Contemporary Artists Network, BBC Radio 3, The Guardian, Dazed and The Poetry Project. They were recently included in the Saltire Society's '40 under 40' list celebrating outstanding Scottish creatives.