Marjorie Lotfi Gill

Marjorie Lotfi Gill's poems have won competitions, been published in journals and anthologies in the UK and US (including The Rialto, Gutter, Ambit and Rattle) and the Scotsman and been performed on BBC Radio 4. She was poet in residence at Jupiter Artland and writer in residence for Spring Fling and the Wigtown Book Festival. Marjorie also founded the Belonging Project, considering the experiences of refugees with over 1,500 participants, and was recently commissioned by Enterprise Music Scotland to write Pilgrim, a sequence about migration between Iran and the US.

Photo: Heshani Sothiraj Eddleston