Alan Morrison’s poetry first appeared in the First Edition Asham Award anthology Don’t Think of Tigers (The Do Not Press, 2001). He is author of the highly regarded verse play Picaresque and critically acclaimed poetry volumes including: The Mansion Gardens (Paula Brown, 2006), A Tapestry of Absent Sitters (Waterloo, 2009; shortlisted for the Purple Patch Best Volume 2010), and Keir Hardie Street (Smokestack, 2010; nominated for the Tillie Olsen Award; recorded to CD by acclaimed actor Michael Jayston); and Blaze a Vanishing (Waterloo Press, 2012).
Morrison is editor of polemical literary webzine the Recusant
(www.therecusant.org.uk). His poetry and literary essays have recently appeared in The London Magazine and Stand.