Stephen Keeler was born in the northeast of England. After a thirty-year career in educational publishing and international education, in numerous countries, he moved to the northwest Highlands in 2010 to write and teach creative writing. He won the first Highland Literary Salon Poetry Competition in 2013 and a Scottish Book Trust New Writing Award in 2015. His work is widely published in magazines, online and in chapbooks and has been shortlisted for several prestigious poetry prizes.
Photo: Rob McDougall, Scottish Book Trust