Alec Finlay is an artist & poet based in Edinburgh. He has adopted such innovative poetic forms such as the mesostic, embedded-poem, and circle-poem. Recent poetic works include today today today (Playspace, 2013), A Company of Mountains (morning star, 2013) Be My Reader (Shearsman, 2012), Question Your Teaspoons (Calder Wood Press, 2012) Mesostic Remedy (morning star, 2009), Mesostic Interleaved (morning star & The University of Edinburgh, 2009), and Says You (Oystercatcher Press, 2009). Finlay established morning star in 1990, a press specialising in collaborations between artists and poets, including the award-winning pocketbooks series (1999--2002). He has published over twenty books and has won two Scottish Design Awards. In 2010 Finlay was shortlisted for the Northern Art Prize.
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