Harry Josephine Giles is a writer and performer from Orkney, living in Leith. She has a PhD in Creative Writing from the University of Stirling. Her verse novel Deep Wheel Orcadia is coming out with Picador in October 2021. Her poetry collections, The Games (Out-Spoken Press, 2018) and Tonguit (Freight Books 2015) were between them shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best First Collection, the Saltire Prize and the Edwin Morgan Poetry Award. Her show Drone debuted in the Made in Scotland Showcase at the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe and toured internationally, and her performance What We Owe was picked by the Guardian’s best-of-the-Fringe 2013 roundup – in the “But Is It Art?” category. Learn more about her at www.harryjosephine.com.