About

Collections

  • Life’s Stink and Honey (forthcoming from Cinnamon Press, early 2022)

Pamphlets

  • A Glimmer o Stars (Hedgehog Poetry Press) Available for purchase on this website.

Anthologies

  • Pandemic Poetry Anthology 2020 (YARNWHISPERING)
  • Un(mother): An Exploration of Childlessness (Growing Poetry)
  • In The Voice of Trees (Cinnamon Press)
  • Shared Stories: A Year in the Cairngorms
  • My Time (Scottish Poetry Library/VAS)
  • The Last (Lanterne Rouge)
  • Highland Lights (Highland Lit)
  • Deeptime Vol 1 & 2 (Black Bough Poetry)
  • Christmas and Winter vol 1 (Black Bough Poetry)
  • Landfall (New Voices Press)
  • Spindrift (New Voices Press)
  • High Tide (New Voices Press)
  • To Whom it May Concern (New Voices Press)
  • Horsepower (New Voices Press)
  • Quicksilver (Bassman Books)
  • Surfing (New Voices Press)
  • Beyond the Swelkie (Tippermuir Books)

Competitions

  • Cinnamon Press Literature Award 2020 (winner)
  • Hedgehog Press Poetry Dialect Competition 2020 (winner)
  • Wigtown Poetry Prize (Scots category) Runner up 2021
  • Federation of Writers Scotland Scots Poetry prize 2020 (third)
  • Cinnamon Press Pencil Mentoring Award 2019 (joint runner-up)
  • Nitrogen House Flash Fiction Competition 2019 (winner)
  • My Time open call SPL and VSA 2018 (winner)
  • Dundee Law Poetry Competition 2018 (second)
  • Highland Lit Poetry prize 2018 (third)
  • Neil Gunn Competition 2017 (commended)
  • Glasgow Women’s Library Dragon’s Pen 2013 (winner)

Commissions

  • One of five North of Scotland poets chosen by the Scottish Poetry Library’s guest curator Aoife Lyall in 2020 to write a poem on the theme of vision
  • Black Bough Poetry’s featured poet in the Silver Branch series (February 2021)

Journals

  • Lynn’s poetry and flash fiction has been published in a variety of online and print journals including 192 Magazine; Anti-Heroin Chic, Atrium, The Beach Hut; Black Bough Poetry; The Blue Nib; The Broken Spine; Dreich; Firth; Green Ink Poetry; Ink, Sweat and Tears; The Island Review; Lallans; Mineral Lit mag; Northwords Now; Poetry Scotland