Diana Hendry

Diana Hendry’s most recent collection is The Watching Stair (Worple Press). She has published six other collections including The Seed-Box Lantern: New & Selected Poems (Mariscat) and shared an anthology of poems on ageing, Second Wind, with Douglas Dunn and Vicki Feaver. Diana has authored more than forty books for children, of which Harvey Angell won a Whitbread award, while her young adult novel, The Seeing, was shortlisted for a Costa Book Award. Diana has worked as a writer in residence at Dumfries & Galloway Royal Infirmary and has been a Robert Louis Stevenson Fellow and a Royal Literary Fund Fellow attached to the University of Edinburgh. From 2015 to 2017 she was co-editor of New Writing Scotland.


Photo: Gerry Cambridge