Len Pennie is a poet writing in both Scots and English. Len's work predominantly focuses on mental illness, feminism and the Scots language. She holds an MA in Spanish language and literature from the University of St Andrews, and is a columnist for the Herald. Len was the poet Laureate of the St Andrews Society of Los Angeles 2021, Scots performer of the year 2021 and was nominated for a Young Scot Award in 2022. Her debut poetry collection, Poyums, launches February 2024.