Harry Giles

Harry Giles is a writer and performer from Orkney, now based in Edinburgh. Their latest publication is Tonguit from Freight Books, shortlisted for the 2014 Edwin Morgan Poetry Award and the 2016 Forward Prize for Best First Collection. They were the 2009 BBC Scotland slam champion. Harry founded Inky Fingers Spoken Word and co-directs the performance platform ANATOMY. Their participatory theatre has toured festivals across Europe, including Forest Fringe (UK), NTI (Latvia), and CrisisArt (Italy), and their performance What We Owe was picked by the Guardian’s best-of-the-Fringe 2013 roundup, in the “But Is It Art?” category.