Georgi Gill is a poet and PhD researcher with the Centre for Creative-Relational Inquiry at the University of Edinburgh, exploring the role of poetry in dialogues about multiple sclerosis. Her chief areas of critical interest are the work of Ciaran Carson and the im/possibility of language to construct and communicate identity.
Her poems have been widely published in, among others, Bare Fiction, Gutter, Under the Radar, Far Off Places, Dactyl, The Honest Ulsterman, Abridged and Coast to Coast to Coast. Her work has also been featured in various anthologies, including have also been featured in A New Manchester Alphabet (Manchester Metropolitan University) and the Saboteur-nominated Stairs and Whispers (Nine Arches) and #Me Too (Fair Acre Press).
Since Summer 2018, Georgi is the editor of The Interpreter’s House magazine. She is also a member of 12, a group of female poets based in Scotland and occasionally performs with them, most recently at the 2018 StAnza Poetry Festival. Georgi wrote the words for ‘Philomela’, a contemporary classical piece by composer Isabel Benito Gutierrez which premiered at the Royal Northern College of Music in 2017. In 2018 she collaborated again with Benito Gutierrez and visual artist, Èlia Navarro, on an audio-video installation called Dans Les Noirceurs.
She tweets sporadically @georgi_gill