Other Literary Activities

Poems & Collaborations Exhibited

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, Do Not Own: 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)