Hannah Lavery is a poet and playwright. Her poetry pamphlet, Finding Seaglass: Poems from The Drift was published by Stewed Rhubarb Press (May 2019). Her most recent work, The Lament for Sheku Bayoh, premiered at the Edinburgh International Festival 2021. She is an Associate Artist with the National Theatre of Scotland and the Makar (Poet Laureate) of the City of Edinburgh. Her debut collection, Blood, Salt, Spring will be published by Polygon in March 2022.