Gerry Loose is a poet whose work is found inscribed in galleries, hospitals, Botanic Gardens and wild places, as well as in his many books. He is the recipient of a Creative Scotland Award, a Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship, a Kone Foundation Award and a Hermann Kesten Stipendium, among others. His most recent books are Fault Lines, night exposures,(both Vagabond Voices) An Oakwoods Almanac (Shearsman) and Wee Poems for Morven (Longhouse).
He was the first Chairman and Founder of the Scottish Writers’ Centre, a Founder Member of the Scottish Poetry Library, and is a member of Scottish PEN
He has many years’ experience in leading writing groups of all abilities.