Ali Whitelock is a Scottish poet. Her latest collection, the lactic acid in the calves of your despair is published by Wakefield Press and her debut collection and my heart crumples like a coke can (Wakefield Press 2018) has a forthcoming UK edition by Polygon, Edinburgh. Her memoir, Poking seaweed with a stick and running away from the smell was launched at Sydney Writers Festival to critical acclaim in Australia.


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Ali Whitelock reads 'i leaned by head against yours'

Ali Whitelock reads 'and the angel of the lord appeared to him and said to him, "the lord is with you, O mighty man of valor"' [judges 6:12]'

Ali Whitelock reads 'A TABLE IS A FLAT SURFACE WITH LEGS–––CE N’EST PAS UNE PIPE'

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