Stephanie Green Poet and Writer

Poet, novelist and playwright. Creative Writing Workshop facilitator for all ages. Dance and Theatre critic.


Recipient of New Writer Award 2007, several Creative Scotland Awards (2010-15), selected for Best Poems published in Scotland (2004/5). Writer in Residence at the Glass department, Edinburgh Art College (2004-5) and resulting pamphlet shortlisted for the Callum McDonald Award (2005/6). Shortlisted in the Strokestown (2009) and the Bridport (2015) international competitions.


Her poetry pamphlet 'Flout' (HappenStance, 2015) was inspired by Shetland landscape, folklore and music. 'Berlin Umbrella' a poetry/sound collaboration with Sonja Heyer launched in Berlin, 2018 and appeared at StAnza in 2020 supported by Creative Scotland, the British Council, Berlin and the Goethe Institut, Glasgow.


She has collaborated with many other artists from other media, including a composer at the St Magnus festival, Orkney, a visual artist, a choreographer and as part of a light installation.


'Poetry in the Persian Tent' was a 5-day (one hour each day) mini-festival of poetry and music in Edinburgh, 2012 organised by Stephanie including poets

John Glenday, Jackie Kay, Marie Howe, Liz Lochhead and many others.


Currently she is co-selector of poets with founder and m.c. Milla Van Der Have of PoetryLit, an online monthly poetry event. Started to counteract lockdown blues, it has proved immensely popular and attracts global audiences.


She has one novel for teenagers published 'The Triple Spiral' (Walker Books, 1989) and has had broadcast 4 scripts on BBC Schools, Radio.


'Flout' her poetry pamphlet inspired by Shetland landscape, folklore and culture

published by HappenStance Press launched at StAnza,

Stephanie's Blog post on the dance piece choreographed by Mathew Hawkins

inspired by her poem 'Ayre.' Click .here

Stephanie at Skerries, County Dublin, with a view of the Mountains of Mourne in the background, sitting on the seat dedicated to her ancestor, Percy French, who composed the song 'The Mountains of Mourne sweep down to the sea'.



'Flout' pamphlet published by HappenStance, 2015.

'The Triple Spiral' novel for teenagers published by Walker Books, 1989.

To watch a vimeo about Berlin Umbrella

click here.



See Stephanie's BLOG and a guest post from Sonja on the

background, process and development of 'Berlin Umbrella.'


Stephanie's collaboration with Sonja Heyer on a poetry/sound project

'Berlin Umbrella'

an 'aural walk' listened to through umbrellas launched in Berlin,

June, 2018 at Viktoria Park in Kreuzberg, Berlin under the auspices of

Lettretage, Berlin and supported by the British Council.

To listen to an extract from Berlin Umbrella,

Stephanie and James T. Harding reading with sound

by Sonja Heyer,

click here.



To listen to Stephanie read 'How to be a Fox'

click here



Poetry and Sound collaboration

with Mark Harding.

To listen to Stephanie read 'Unst' to Mark's

electronic soundscape

click here