Harry Giles is from Orkney and lives in Edinburgh. He was the 2009 BBC Scotland slam champion. He founded Inky Fingers Spoken Word, co-directs the live art platform ANATOMYand has toured participatory theatre across Europe and Leith. In 2016 he will begin an AHRC-funded PhD in Orkney-language poetry. His first collection, Tonguit, is published by Freight.
Photograph: Richard Dyson