Colin McGuire is a poet from Edinburgh. He has published the chapbook Everybody lie down and no-one gets hurt and the full collection As I sit quietly, I begin to smell burning with Red Squirrel Press, in 2012 and 2013 respectively. He has also been published by Freight and Polygon in various anthologies, including Umbrellas of Edinburgh and Neu Reekie. He is a seasoned performer and creative writing teacher who has worked collaboratively with the Scottish Poetry Library. His second full collection is currently nearing completion.
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