Ingrid Leonard comes from Orkney, which inspires much of her poetry. Her work has appeared in Northwords Now, Brittle Star, The Interpreter’s House, the Lumiere Review and New Writing Scotland. Her poem ‘What the dawn taught me’ won third prize in the Ver Poets Open Competition 2020. She holds an MA in poetry from Newcastle University and is currently studying for a PhD at the University of Aberdeen. Her pamphlet Rammo in Stenness was published by Abersee Press in 2022.
You can read Ingrid’s poem ‘Beads’ in the Lumiere Review here.