Jean Atkin is working on a poetry project focussed on the Galloway Forest region, working title ‘The Dark Farms’.  She lives on a hilltop in Dumfriesshire.  She has two pamphlets in publication, ‘The Treeless Region’, published in 2010 by Ravenglass Poetry Press, and ‘Lost At Sea’, published by Roncadora Press in 2011, which was shortlisted for the Callum Macdonald Memorial Prize.