I delve into the pages of this new poetry anthology while the city feels hot and tense. Known for its rainy disposition, Glasgow in summer has a close, muggy atmosphere, and this year it has the novelty and added pressure of hosting a major international event.

COP26 was postponed from November 2020 due to the pandemic, and expectation and anticipation are ramping up. Glasgow City Council is planning for the gaze of the world’s eyes on an influx of delegates, world leaders, climate experts and campaigners, who will converge to agree essential, coordinated action to tackle the climate emergency ...


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