Skye Loneragan is a critically-acclaimed playwright & performer who has toured her performance poetry internationally. Skye is a Sydney Poetry Prize winner, and published performance poet. Her project Q-Poetics has grown from her work within spaces & places of waiting – starting with Glasgow’s New Victoria Hospital (Making a Map of My Mistakes), & her work in live art and theatre . Her long form poems include The Line We Draw (Flint & Pitch Storytellers Centre, Edinburgh and The Arches). Skye is passionate about the arousal of curiosity and activiating public spaces and how curiosity can functio as a kind of currency – both in terms of value and exchange. She has worked extensively as a poet with diverse communities and a wide array of contexts which include schools, prisons, health centres and queues. Skye’s published contributions include Melbourne Books (Award Winning Australian Writing 2012), Abridged Magazine, (UK), Grist Anthology (editor, Simon Armitage) and Sotto (Australian Poetry) and Causeway Magazine (Scotland). Her to-camera poems can be seen on vimeo, including ‘I’ll do a Budget‘ and the response to Les Murray’s beautiful poem Performance, called ‘I, WON- ONE’ for the Q-Poetics project in the Commonwealth Games Cultural Programme. She has toured and worked in collaboration with the Australian Poetry movement, Word Travels, and founder Miles Merrill, supported Kae Tempest on their Spoken Word Sydney Writers Festival gig, and performed alongside Holly McNish with Word Travels, Marrickville Writers Festival. Skye’s work is currently exploring how we might need to re-imagine who we are in relationshp to eco-emergency. For that, she has begun a collection called You May Lose Your Fingerprint, an experimental collection including a film-poem with Adam Sebire, shared as part of the National Theatre of Scotland’s GreenPlanet COP26 day.