Scott McKendry read for the Lifeboat Press event at the 2019 John Hewitt International Summer School, alongside Caitlin Newby.
Scott worked for seven years as an electrician before returning to higher education and now holds a MA and PhD from the Seamus Heaney Centre, Queen’s University Belfast.
Sinéad Morrissey and Stephen Connolly included him in The Future Always Makes Me So Thirsty: New Poets from the North of Ireland (Blackstaff, 2016) and his debut pamphlet, Curfuffle (Lifeboat Press, 2019) was a Poetry Book Society Autumn Pamphlet choice. Scott won the 2019 Patrick Kavanagh Award.
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