Rachel Plummer was born in London, grew up in East Anglia and Paris, and has spent most of her adult life in Edinburgh, where she lives with her husband and two young children.

She has had poetry published in magazines, including Agenda, RAUM, Skylark Review and Dactyl. She is a Troubadour prizewinner and was runner up in the 2014 Penfro Poetry Competition. In 2015 she was second runner up for Canterbury Festival’s Poet of the Year award. Her sonnet ‘Potterrow’ was selected by Sir Andrew Motion to be displayed on public transport as part of the Poetry on the Move scheme.

She has performed her poetry in Glasgow and Edinburgh, London and as far afield as Italy. She is currently working on a first collection of poems.