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Tom Pow

Tom Pow was born in Edinburgh in 1950. He has published many collections, including 'In The Becoming', 'New and Selected Poems' (Polygon, 2009). 'Dear Alice – Narratives of Madness' (Salt) won the 2009 SMIT Poetry Book of the Year. His latest publications are the collection 'Naranjas' (Galileo, 2021) and the pamphlet 'Svetlana’s Dance' (Mariscat, 2022). He has also written two travel books and several books for children. He was Creative Director of A Year of Conversation in 2019. 'The Village and The Road' (Tom Pow and The Galloway Agreement), based on his book, 'In Another World – Among Europe’s Dying Villages' (Polygon, 2012), was part of the Made in Scotland programme at the Fringe in 2022. He lives in Dumfries.