Kathrine Sowerby is a writer living in Glasgow. She has an MFA from Glasgow School of Art, an MLitt in Creative Writing from Glasgow University, and she won a 2013 New Writers Award from the Scottish Book Trust. Her poems, stories and translations have been published widely in journals and anthologies and she has read her work at the Edinburgh Book Festival, StAnza Poetry Festival and in Lahore, Pakistan. Her chapbooks include Unnecessarily Emphatic (Red Ceilings Press), Margaret and Sunflower (dancing girl press) and Tired Blue Mountain (Red Ceilings Press). A full collection, that bird loved, is published by Hesterglock Press and her book of stories The Spit, The Sound and The Nest will be published by Vagabond Voices in April, 2017.