About the Author

John Glenday


John Glenday's first collection, 'The Apple Ghost' won a Scottish Arts Council Book Award and his second, 'Undark', was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation. 'Grain' (Picador, 2009) was also a Poetry Book Society Recommendation and was shortlisted for both the Ted Hughes Award and the Griffin International Poetry Prize. His fourth collection 'The Golden Mean' won the 2015 Roehampton Poetry Prize. He was appointed Scottish/Canadian Exchange Fellow in 1990/91, based at the University of Alberta, and taught on the poetry faculty at the Banff Centre in 2010.