Brian Johnstone is a poet, writer and performer whose work has appeared throughout Scotland, elsewhere in the UK, in North America and across Europe. He has published three pamphlets and three full collections, most recently Dry Stone Work (Arc, 2014). His poems have been translated into over a dozen languages. In 2015, his work was selected to appear on the Poetry Archive website. His memoir Double Exposure was published by Saraband in February 2017; his next pamphlet, Juke Box Jeopardy, is due out from Red Squirrel Press in February. He is a co-founder and former director of StAnza.
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