Katie Ailes is a researcher, artist and producer focusing on performance-based poetry. As a producer with I Am Loud Productions, she has co-devised and performed in shows at the Edinburgh, Prague, and Brighton Fringe festivals; VAULT Festival; and Hidden Door Festival. She has performed across the UK with organisations including the Scottish Poetry Library, Scottish Book Trust, the Centre for Poetic Innovation, Scottish PEN, and Apples & Snakes. Her work has been published in Gutter, the Herald, A Year of Scottish Poems, and Glasgow Women Poets. Her poem ‘Outwith’ was chosen as one of the Scottish Poetry Library’s Best of the Best Scottish Poems in 2019.
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