Recent Work





  • MOTE, edited by Ryan Edwards, Dominic Hale and Maria Sledmere (2018). Cover art by Maria Sledmere.
  • Writings from Inverclyde: 2017-2019ed. by Anjeli Caderamanpulle, Eloise Birtwhistle, Kirsty Dunlop and Maria Sledmere.
  • makar / unmakar, an anthology of poets in Scotland, edited by Calum Rodger and published by Tapsalteerie.
  • On Being Used: A Strike Zine, ed. by Sophie Colins, Kirsty Dunlop, Jane Goldman, Colin Herd, Maria Sledmere.
  • MonteCarlo 1: A+E Recordings, an anthology of notes, visual materials, poetry, research and commissions from A+E Collective.
  • beware of these bereft dream cakes, a zine feat. work by Gloria Dawson, Kirsty Dunlop, Katy Lewis Hood and Maria Sledmere
  • cheeky fruita zine feat. dreams by Kirsty Dunlop and Maria Sledmere
  • tiny // seismica zine of work compiled from ‘Writing “Nature” and Ecology’ (Spring, 2020)


Collaborative and Commissioned Work

  • ‘The Absent Material Gateway’ (2017) – sound/text/archive/installation project with Lanark Artefax and designer Martins Daknis
  • ‘Outro’ – (2018) acting/poetry (‘Remember Me’) in collaboration with Shanine Gallagher, Gabriel Greenough, Ciaran Devlin, Rory Green and Gianluca Bernacchi.
  • North Sea Dialect (Numbers, 2018) – poems
  • ‘Trauma Response Unit’ (2018) – collaboration with A+E Collective as part of the ‘Flesh and Finitude’ exhibition (curator: Zsófia Jakab) at GeneratorProjects within NEoN Festival in Dundee.
  • The Notebook (2018) – reimagining of J. S. Bach’s Notebook for Anna Magdalena in collaboration with Scott Crawford Morrison
  • Dream Fettuccine (2019) — collab with Colin Herd for The Enemies Project/Camarade, curated by SJ Fowler and performed at Rich Mix, Shoreditch.
  • The Microbiota (2019)— image/text collab with A+E Collective for MAP Magazine’s issue #49: ‘Couldn’t We Just Bee?’
  • Cli-Fi: The New Weird (2019) — collaboration with A+E Collective, filmmaker Winnie Brook Young and Creative Carbon Scotland/Green Tease for UNFIX Festival. Workshop and film screening at CCA, Glasgow. 
  • ‘Inbox Unconscious’ (2019) — collab with Sophie-Carolin Wagner for the European Poetry Festival, curated by SJ Fowler and performed at the International Anthony Burgess Centre, Manchester.
  • ‘On My Way Home’ (2019) — reading group on ecology, home and belonging hosted with A+E Collective and Market Gallery.
  • ‘A Little Tempest’ (2019) — article co-written with Ane Lopez and Finn Arschavir of A+E Collective. Published in Psyche 2: CONFRONTATIONS.
  • A+E Eco-clinic (2019) — Presentation, meditative sequence and clay-making workshop commissioned by Tendency Towards for Aberdeen Assembly
  • Pure Sound: Traversing the Ambient Vernacular (2019) — Sonic essay performance with Max Parnell for Sound Thought: Motion. University of Glasgow.
  • The Curator’s Workshop (2019) – Presentation, workshop and film screening with A+E Collective at CCA, Glasgow.
  • NOTES Launch, issue 6 (2019) – Presentation and reading with A+E Collective, in association with TalkSeePhotography at CCA, Glasgow.
  • ‘from sans soleil‘ (2020) – poem written with fred spoliar in Erotoplasty Issue 7 part 2
  • ‘The Rosarium’ for Zoee’s album, Flaw Flower (Illegal Data 2021)

Academic/Journal Articles:

Gilded Dirt





Reviews & Features for SPAM

Short Stories/Fiction

Flash Fiction

GUCW Society Flash Fiction February Anthologies: 
28 Days
Serial Flashers



  • Paper on Zelda Fitzgerald for Transatlantic Women Writers Symposium @ Glasgow Women’s Library, June 2017
  • ‘Dark Ecologies of Textual Energy: Anthropocene Aesthetics and Ethics in Ben Lerner’s 10:04 and Tom McCarthy’s Satin Island‘, at Petrocultures 2018 conference, The University of Glasgow, September 1st 2018
  • ‘”the mood of the sea is catching”: Channelling the Hydrospace of Contemporary Eco-Poetic Lyric’, at A Place on the Edge: ASLE-UKI 2018, Orkney, September 7th 2018.
  • ‘Queer Ecology and the Journaling of Crisis in Derek Jarman’s Modern Nature‘, at Land Lines, University of Leeds, February 2019.
  • ‘”a tangential line which opens up to infinity”: Etel Adnan & art-writing in dialogue’ (with Katy Lewis Hood), at Modernist Art Writing, University of Nottingham, June 2019.
  • ‘Seams of the Anthropocene: Tracing Textualities of Encounter through Creative-Critical Practice’, at ASLE-uki 2019, University of Plymouth, September 5th 2019.
  • ‘A Weeping Receptacle of Infinite Love: Hypercritique for the Anthropocene’, at ASLE-uki 2020, University of Sheffield [online], September 2020.
  • ‘I, Cloud: Staging Atmospheric Imaginaries in Anthropocene Lyric’, at A Symposium on Cloud…in the Cloud‘, UCL [online], February 2021.


  • Launch Parties for SPAM #2, #3, #4, #5 @ The Poetry Club
  • Haunt You Down w/ The Dirty Lies @ The Poetry Club
  • Transatlantic Creative Writing Showcase @ CCA
  • Launch Night for From Glasgow to Saturn issue 38 @ The Dram!
  • Launch Night for GUM, The Empathy Issue @ The Dram!
  • Vagabond Voices: An Evening With Gary Duncan @ Waterstones Byres Road
  • JR Green’s C O L O U R  T E L E V I S I O N Club Night @ Blackfriars
  • New Writers Showcase @ The Hunterian
  • Launch Night for Quotidian Mag @ The Butterfly and Pig
  • SPAM #5 launch night @ The Poetry Club
  • New Writers Showcase @ CCA, October 2017
  • From Glasgow to Saturn issue 39 launch night @ Dram!
  • University of Glasgow Reading Party, November 2017
  • Boiler House Press Launch @ University of Glasgow, December 2017
  • GoldFlakePaint Christmas Secret Show, with Molly Linen, JoJoWorthington and Scott Hutchison, December 2017
  • ‘Dare to Speak II’ LGBT Poetry Night @ Kelvin Hall
  • Litanies for Eco-Dissonance – performance in collaboration with sound artist Vasilis Al for A+E Disconnection launch, ‘But There There is No Land Near the End’ @ Art School, March 2018
  • From Glasgow to Saturn Issue 40 launch @ The Raven, April 2018
  • That’s Hot! SPAM vs. Glasgow International Poetry Event @ The Poetry Club, May 2018 (in collaboration with Lucian Moriyama)
  • Do Not Make The MAP Magazine Launch @ CCA, May 2018
  • nEW wRITERS sHOWCASE in association with West End Festival @ The Hunterian, June 2018
  • From Glasgow to Saturn issue 41 launch @ The Dram, Glasgow, September 2018
  • Soft Shell @ Poetry Club, November 2018
  • Notebook – in collaboration with Scott Morrison for Piuu, @ For Fika Sake, November 2018
  • Launch of Pratyusha’s Night Waters (Zarf editions) @ Typewronger books, December 2018
  • Launch of Callie Gardner’s Naturally It Is Not (87 Press) @ Category Is, December 2018
  • POWER – The Poetic of Women Resistance @ the Space, Glasgow, February 2019
  • Camarade/ The Enemies Project @ Rich Mix, Shoreditch, February 2019
  • Queer Theory @ Nice n Sleazy’s, Glasgow, February 2019
  • Readings: Anna Gurton-Wachter (NYC) & guests @ Good Press, Glasgow, June 2019.
  • The Lunar Erratum: Performance for Poem Brut @ Rich Mix, London, July 2019.
  • A Pot of Soil: Collaborative performance with Astra Papachristodoulou for Camarade, Torriano Meeting House, London, July 2019.
  • Sad Hospitality: A Lyric Essay: P*cha K*cha presentation delivered in Glasgow, August 2019.
  • ‘Pure Sound: Traversing the Ambient Vernacular’: audio-lyric essay in collaboration with Max Parnell, delivered at Sound Thought: Motion, University of Glasgow, August 2019.
  • Reading: Launch of makar / unmakar, Scottish Poetry Library, Edinburgh 2019.
  • Reading: Launch of Colin Herd’s You Name It, Tennents Glasgow, December 2019.
  • Reading: Launch of Rainbow Arcadia and SWATCH by Katy Lewis Hood, Typewronger Books, Edinburgh 2019.
  • Reading: Just Not #6, Henry’s Cellar Bar, Edinburgh 2019.
  • Reading: Launch of makar / unmakar, Typewronger Books, Edinburgh 2020.
  • Reading: Psyche: An Evening of Poetry and Spoken Word, Glasgow Zine Library, Glasgow 2020.
  • Reading: The 87 Press Launch, The Roebuck London, March 2020.
  • Reading: Stay at Home Fringe Literary Festival, May 2020.
  • Reading: Queer Theory, ‘Locked Up and Lovely’, May 2020.
  • Reading: SPAM does Pop Mutations, June 2020
  • Reading: University of Glasgow Creative Writing Showcase, June 2020
  • Reading: Seen from Here anthology launch, June 2020
  • Reading: English Shared Futures, September 2020
  • Reading: Art at Assembly House, October 2020
  • Reading: Each Sharper Halo, January 2021
  • Reading: Zaza, February 2021
  • Reading: Kinning Park Complex Climate Challenge Fund, March 2021
  • Reading: orangeapplepress X –algia launch party, April 2021
  • Reading: Tentacular Festival, May 2021
  • Reading: Pig Mourning Ceremony, May 2021
  • Reading: Hit Points Red + Green Launch with Broken Sleep Books, May 2021
  • Reading: Locked in Air (A Lemon Hooch Dub) with the87press, August 2021
  • Reading: Performance Anxiety, August 2021
  • Reading: Wet Grain #2 Launch, September 2021
  • Reading: Soft Rupture at Mount Florida Books, September 2021
  • Reading: Broken Sleep Books Snackbox launch, September 2021
  • Reading: Push the Boat Out x Gutter Takeover, October 2021
  • Reading: Zoee gig at The Glad Cafe, October 2021
  • Reading: How to Seed the Earth, Poetry London, November 2021
  • Reading: SEXKPHRASTIKS and The Luna Erratum Launch, Fruitmarket Gallery, November 2021
  • Reading: Play, Pop Culture and Video Games, Poetry in Aldeburgh, November 2021
  • Reading: the weird folds in COP time, the People’s Summit/Woodlands Community Workspace, November 2021
  • Reading: The Sun, Covent Garden, November 2021
  • Reading: The Waverley Bar, Edinburgh, December 2021
  • Reading: Poetry Wales, December 2021
  • Reading: Out Else, Leeds, March 2022
  • Reading: A Nice Time, McNeill’s Glasgow, April 2022
  • Reading: Once Upon Blue, The Nunnery, London, April 2022


  • SPAM Press: Uncreative Writing and Post-internet Poetry, as part of Civic House Saturday School (March 2019)
  • ‘On my way home’ Reading Group at Market Gallery (June 2019)
  • Eco-clinic as part of Aberdeen Assembly with Tendency Towards/A+E Collective (July 2019)
  • The Curator’s Workshop: Living Ecological (October 2019)
  • The Ecopoetic Imagination, as part of The Nature Library at Project Café (November 2019)
  • Energy (W)rites: Telling the Embodied Stories of Energy, Peacock Visual Arts (February 2020)
  • Editing and Publication Workshop with A+E Collective (March 2020)
  • Writing ‘Nature’ and Ecology at University of Glasgow Workshop Series (January-March 2020)
  • Pop Matters: virtual writing studio series with Conner Milliken (March 2020 – ongoing)
  • ‘”I Need to Start a Garden”: Journaling the Crisis Workshop’ – as part of STAY-AT-HOME! FRINGE LITERARY FESTIVAL (May 2020)
  • INTEL JINGLE: A Post-internet Poetry Workshop with SPAM Press’ – as part of STAY-AT-HOME! FRINGE LITERARY FESTIVAL (May 2020)
  • An Evening w/ Dostoyevsky Wannabe – as part of STAY-AT-HOME! FRINGE LITERARY FESTIVAL (May 2020)
  • Pop Matters: Sad Girl Summer Heat Edition @ SGSAH Summer School (June 2020)
  • Islands in the Stream (of Consciousness): Pop Matters Does Millport (August 2020)
  • SPAM does ASP Fair 2020 (September 2020)
  • MLitt Editing and Publication: A Presentation on SPAM Press (October 2020)
  • Experimental Journaling and Memoir Workshop with Tawnya Renelle (October and November 2020)
  • Tangled! An Ecopoetics of Threads, with Ginkgo Workshop Series (October 2020)
  • upcycle your spam: trash poetics and creative reuse with SPAM Press as part of Stay at Home Literary Fringe (October 2020)
  • INTEL JINGLE: A Post-internet Poetry Workshop (redux) with SPAM Press for Nottingham Poetry Exchange (November 2020)
  • A+E BioXmas Bioparty: A night of eco pecha-kucha (December 2020)
  • ‘Writing Refusal, Negativity and Failure’, at University of Glasgow (March 2021)
  • ‘Entanglement’ at Becoming Woodland (April 2021)
  • Experimental Journaling, with Tawnya Renelle (May 2021)
  • The Animal Salon – as part of Post-graduate Animal Studies Symposium (May 2021)
  • Digital Dreamland, with Kirsty Dunlop – as part of STAY-AT-HOME! FRINGE LITERARY FESTIVAL (May 2021)
  • (Hyper)Pop Matters: a tribute to SOPHIE, with Conner Milliken – as part of STAY-AT-HOME! FRINGE LITERARY FESTIVAL (May 2021)
  • Pop Matters does Indie Disco – as part of SGSAH Residency (September 2021)
  • Ecopoetry Workshop – Being Human Festival (November 2021)
  • Dream Ecologies – Ginkgo Prize/The Poetry School (November 2021)
  • Experimenting with Weather, with Tawnya Renelle – Beyond Form Creative Writing (February 2022)
  • Ecopoetics and Postcapitalist Desire – Glasgow Goes Green Festival (February 2022)