Other Literary Activities

Poems & Collaborations Exhibited

2018
Poem 'Craiglockhart' from The Book of Belongings added to the permanent War Poets Exhibition at the Craiglockhart Campus of Napier University, Edinburgh, formerly Craiglockhart Hyropathic where Siegfried Sassoon and Wifred Owen first met.
2016
How the Mire Thaws on permanent exhibition on the Corbenic Poetry Path, Perthshire
2014 & 2012
Windows for Burns: poems exhibited in locations around Dumfries
2013
The Written Image: texts featured in prints by Gillian Murray, exhibited at Edinburgh Printmakers.
2011 
Dualism: portraits of Scottish poets by photographer Chris Park, touring exhibition, galleries in Angus
2010 
Threshold Markings: works with various poets by Brigid Collins, FCA&C, St Andrews
2004 
The Words I Borrow Only: artist’s books by Jean Johnstone, Scottish Poetry Library, Edinburgh
2002 
City Trees: various works at Bellevue Gallery, Edinburgh
1999 
Pagemakers: artist's books exhibition, Gracefield Arts Centre, Dumfries
1998 
Sale or Return: artist's books exhibition, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh
1998 
Icons & Oracles: works with Jan Wightman and others, Pittenweem Arts Festival, Fife
Unnatural Selection: Crawford Arts Centre, St Andrews
1997 
Present Poets: Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh
Cross Currents: works with Kyra Clegg and others, Pittenweem Arts Festival, Fife
1995 
Postcard: exhibition of editioned folio, Aberdeen Art Gallery
1993 
Landfall: curated by Douglas Dunn and Will Maclean, around St Andrews

Chairing & Judging

2014
Scottish Book Trust: appointed member of the poetry panel for New Writers Awards
2013 
Perth: judge of William Soutar Writing Prize poetry competition
2012 
Edinburgh: participant in all day reading of Treasure Island for Robert Louis Stevenson Day
2011 
Wigtown Book Festival: principal judge of national poetry competition
2007-2009   
Edinburgh International Book Festival: on stage interviews with poets (including
Sharon Olds & Michael Longley)
2004-2010   
Edinburgh International Book Festival: chairing poetry events (featuring Robin Roberston, Ciaran Carson, John Hegley, Menna Elfyn and others)