Angi Plant/Ailsa Cawley
Angi was born in Newcastle upon Tyne and lived there until she was in her thirties, moving to Birmingham where she met her second husband. A day trip out while staying in the highlands led them to the Isle of Skye. And the rest as they say is history!
Angi has a poetry blog under the name Ailsa Cawley which she started in the early 2000s and she has contributed to various books and ezines, such as:
Katie Ravenscraig’s quarantine zine (March 2020)
Poems for the time of Coronavirus which is to be published in book format by Simon Zec ('Poet Laureate for Steyning')
Aberdeen university time capsule
Bay Tales (from Noir at the Bar) Angi's story An Alternative Christmas Story' which was runner up in a Christmas short-story competition organised in December 2020 by Noir at the Bar. (Noir at the Bar organises live venues around the world - including in Edinburgh and Newcastle - where writers read their work aloud to an audience. It has been running online during Covid)
Angi is currently working on a psychological thriller after winning a competition to do a writing course via Red Dog Press. She also won a writing sponsorship from Aurora Writers run by Sandra Ireland and Noelle Harrison. She hopes to have the novel's first draft finished shortly! She is currently also participating in as much of an ekphrastic challenge with Paul Brookes Wombwell Rainbow poetry/writing for April 2021 as she can.