Rebecca Sharp is a writer whose work spans poetry, theatre and performance, interdisciplinary and collaborative projects. In 2020 she received an RSL Literature Matters Award from the Royal Society of Literature to write a new pamphlet collection Rough Currency (Tapsalteerie), exploring the poetics of oil and the imagination. Other poetry includes Unmapped (2013, exhibition and publication of poems and paintings with artist Anna King), and The Beginners, a recent collaboration with sound artist Simon Whetham, exploring a series of earthworks in Fife (Souterrain Press 2020). Recent plays include The Air That Carries The Weight (Traverse theatre, Edinburgh with Stellar Quines theatre company), and The Wakeful Chamber (A Play, A Pie & A Pint/Sound Festival at the Lemon Tree, Aberdeen and Oran Mor, Glasgow).
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