Jason Watts

Jason Watts studied English Literature and Language with Philosophy at Glasgow University. A number of his poems have appeared in magazines and been anthologised. His poem ‘Irene’ won the Plough Prize (short poem) in 2007, and ‘Mouse Skeleton’ was commended in the 2002 National Poetry Competition. The latter poem was also selected by Don Paterson for inclusion in Ten Poems from Scotland (Candlestick Press, 2014). His most recent pamphlet is Nothing is Looking, (Longhouse, 2013). He lives on the Isle of Arran with his wife Anne and daughter Connie, where he works as a self-employed handyman. He was commended in The Poetry Society’s National Poetry Competition 2014.