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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, Selcouth Station and Osmosis Press. His debut pamphlet ‘Water Bearer’ is due to be published in December 2021 (Broken Sleep Books), as well as a micro-pamphlet titled ‘Pale Mnemonic’ published in April 2021 via Legitimate Snack

You can also find him on twitter @theeabsentee (social links below)

Stuarts work focuses on the impact of trauma on masculinity, 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 the norms/expectations of wider western society.