Juliet Wilson was born in Manchester and studied in Edinburgh where she still lives. All profits from her pamphlet Bougainvillea Dancing (inspired by two years teaching sciences in Malawi) have been donated to charities working in that country. Her blog Crafty Green Poet (http://craftygreenpoet.blogspot.com) contains her environmental poetry along with ideas for making crafts out of recycled materials. She edits the blog magazine Bolts of Silk (http://boltsofsilk.blogspot.com) and has a personal website at http://julietwilson.mysite.wanadoo-members.co.uk. She has had over 50 poems published in UK poetry journals, regularly reviews poetry publications for New Hope International Online, has performed her work around Edinburgh and has facilitated workshops on creative writing and recycled art. She also works for a small charity.