Homing is the debut pamphlet by Edinburgh-based, U.S.-born poet Katie Ailes. Published in 2015, it charts the effects of distance across love, geography, family, and belonging. 


Katie Ailes is a researcher, artist, and producer focusing on performance-based poetry. As a Producer with I Am Loud Productions, she has co-devised and performed in shows at the Edinburgh, Prague, and Brighton Fringe festivals; VAULT Festival; and Hidden Door Festival. She has performed across the UK with organisations including the Scottish Poetry Library, StAnza, Scottish Book Trust, the Centre for Poetic Innovation, Scottish PEN, and Apples & Snakes. Her work has been published in Gutter, The Herald, ​A Year of Scottish Poems, and Glasgow Women Poets​. Her poem “Outwith” was chosen as one of the Scottish Poetry Library’s Best of the Best Scottish Poems in 2019. More info: katieailes.com 

Katie Ailes | Homing

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