I am a writer, artist and library assistant ACLIP in Scotland, and hold a MLitt with distinction in Art History from the University of Glasgow.
My writing has been published by New Writing Scotland, The Scottish Poetry Library, Glasgow Women's Library, YWCA Scotland, South Lanarkshire Libraries, Scottish PEN, New Voices Press for the Federation of Writers Scotland, the FWS Annual Anthology, BlueHouse Journal, DREICH and the Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society. I have been shortlisted for a Vogue Magazine Young Talent Award, selected as an Editor's Choice for the John Byrne Award (for 'MMM', a story inspired by the artwork of Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh) and twice winner of the Glasgow Women's Library Poetry Prize (for 'The Clyde' and 'Knowledge'). In 2020, my short story 'The Wordsworth Women' won second prize in the Federation of Writers Scotland
Vernal Equinox competition.
My paintings have been purchased by clients in the US, Canada, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Italy, Spain, Romania, Germany and Belgium (as well as around the UK!) In August 2019, Keep a Green Tree in Your Heart won the People's Choice Award at the National Museum of Rural Life's first Summer Art Challenge.
Find me @glasgowgallerina, by email at or directly using the form here!