Michael Mullen is a queer poet writing in both Scots and Standard English their writing explores themes of identity, class and culture. Using a mix of humour and pathos, rhyme and free verse, their poetry interrogates the queer experience, working class stories and the Scottish psyche. Priding themselves on innovation and versatility their work encapsulates many things from autobiographical lyric poetry to comedic performative Scots, feeling comfortable on both the stage and the page. Michael is represented by their agent and a forthcoming collection of their poetry is being published in 2022.
Connection to Glasgow
Michael is from Rutherglen in Glasgow in Scotland.