Biography of Sally Evans
Born London, brought up in the north of England. Has lived in Scotland since 1979, in Callander since 2000.
Widely published poet in books and magazines, editor of Poetry Scotland and diehard poetry books.
Gardener and beekeeper
all Sally's poems posted here have been previously published in books, magazines, anthologies, webzines or as part of public projects
Sally Evans's Works:
Poetic Adventures in Scotland:
ebook by Firewater Press on Amazon
paperbook by diehard, pbk 99pp £7.00
A Burrell Tapestry (sequence) diehard
The Honey Seller (includes some Stirling Castle poems) Firewater Press
The Great North Road. Poetry Scotland Windfall chapbooks
The Bees, a Fantasy of the Bees and and Elephant Artist in the Highlands, (seven cantos, prologue and epilogue, with nine full page illustrations by Reinhard Behrens) diehard poetry in landscape.
Bewick Walks to Scotland (sequence and poems) Arrowhead Press
Looking for Scotland (poems and sequences) University of Salzburg Press
Millennial (nine cantos) diehard
- 33 Lines for Ginsberg
- Ringo's song [Beatles]
- Whitby Jet
- Frank Graham's North Country
- Season of Mists
- The Angel of the North
- The Poem WILD BOAR
- Mirror (Flanders Moss, near Stirling)
- A poem about print, i.m. Adrian Mitchell
- from Anderson's Piano: Cruachan: deraile...
- North Pennine Voice
- That Moment
The Honey Seller,1800
Under the Castle gate
bringing my store to the kitchen
I am asked to wait.
Honey shines in crocks in my basket.
The gardener wants to know, he says,
if this is a bee-skep hole.
Can we keep bees in it?
He leads me round the old bowls green,