Ross Wilson comes from Kelty in West Fife. His first full collection, Line Drawing, was published by Smokestack Books in 2018. A pamphlet, The Heavy Bag, appeared in 2011. His poems, short stories, essays and reviews have appeared in a number of literary magazines and anthologies including Edinburgh Review, Poetry Salzburg Review, Books in Canada, Honest Ulsterman and New Writing Scotland. He was also credited as a writer on The Happy Lands, an award-winning feature film in which he had an acting role. The recipient of a Hawthornden Fellowship in 2004 and a Clydebuilt Apprenticeship in 2017/18, he works full-time as an auxiliary nurse.
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