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Stuart McPherson is a poet and writer from Leicester in the United Kingdom. His work has appeared in numerous online journals and anthologies including Beir Bua Journal, After the Pause and Selcouth Station. His debut pamphlet ‘Water Bearer’ is due to be published in December 2021 (Broken Sleep Books). Please see the ‘friends’ sections for links. You can also find him on twitter @theeabsentee (social links below)

Stuarts work focuses on the impact of trauma, both on the individual and the family unit, and encourages survivors (men in particular) to have more emotional openness which might otherwise be suppressed through norms/expectations of ‘masculinity’. He has also been known to write the odd cat poem. You can find him reading at online poetry events, including appearances at the Cheltenham Poetry Festival (May 26th 2021)