About The Poet Stephen Watt

Stephen Watt

Stephen Watt is the Dumbarton FC Poet-in-residence, a crime poet, one half of the gothic spoken word project Neon Poltergeist, a reviewer for punk magazine ‘Louder Than War’ and ‘The Mumble’, and occasional slam judge. Stephen’s debut collection ‘Spit’ was published in 2012, and follow-up pamphlet ‘Optograms’ in 2016 which was shortlisted in Saboteur’s ‘Best Pamphlet’ category.

Stephen is the former winner of the StAnza Digital Slam, Poetry Rivals Slam, Hughie Healy award, and the Tartan Treasures award.

The Ten Writers Telling Lies book and music CD is coming soon. Register your interest below for a 10% discount and a chance to win a free signed copy.

Ten Writers Telling Lies includes:

  • Ten short stories and poems by some of Glasgow’s best writers.
  • 14 coloured illustrations  by artist and tattooist Pam McDonald.
  • A professionally produced music CD with 12 songs co-written by Jim Byrne and the participating writers.

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