Introducing the April 2010 Readers – 3. Gerry Cambridge

Gerry Cambridge is a poet, essayist, editor and harmonica player with interests in print design and typography as well as a background in natural history photography. His publications include Aves (Essence Press, 2007), a collection of prose poems about wild birds; Madame Fi Fi’s Farewell and Other Poems (Luath, 2003); and ‘Nothing but Heather!’: Scottish Nature in Poems, Photographs and Prose (Luath, 1999). His poetry is anthologized in The Faber Book of Twentieth-Century Scottish Poetry (2000) and The Edinburgh Book of Twentieth-Century Scottish Poetry (2005).

Since 1994 Gerry has published and edited The Dark Horse, a Scottish-American poetry magazine with an international reputation. He was the 1997-1999 Brownsbank Writing Fellow, based at Hugh MacDiarmid’s former home near Biggar in Lanarkshire, and has worked with schools and community groups throughout Scotland .

You can read a number of Gerry’s poems on this page at his website.

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