‘irreverent, heart-wrenching, rallying‘ (Annie Rutherford, The Skinny)

Welcome and bienvenue to the website of poet, performer, event curator, and workshop facilitator Rachel McCrum. Her first collection ‘The First Blast to Awaken Women Degenerate//Le premier coup de clairon pour réveiller les femmes immorales’ was published in a bilingual (English-French) edition with Canadian press Mémoire d’encrier in 2020. She is currently editor of Font magazine.

Originally from Northern Ireland, formerly of Edinburgh, Scotland (inaugural BBC Scotland Poet in Residence; Rally & Broad; Stewed Rhubarb Press), she has been based in Montréal, Québec, since 2017.

For more information…

About: for downloadable biographies (English et en français) and photographs.

Workshops: for more information on workshops, including approach and experience.

Poems & Performances: for links to writing, filmpoems, performances and audio.

Projects: for information on past performances, projects, commissions.

Writings & Publications: for links to books, publications, and reviews.

Contact: to contact Rachel.