Skye Loneragan

Skye Loneragan is an award-winning writer/performer and poet.

Her most recent solo work, Though This Be Madness was performed as part of Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival in 2018. Though This Be Madness is a piece which examines the stigma attached to mental health, particularly in relationship to women, through the sleep-deprived frame of new motherhood.

Solo pieces include the verse piece drawn live called The Line We Draw for Flint & Pitch (following The Arches) and the 60-minute verse piece, This Impossible Rim, as Wigtown Book Festival's 2016 Writer-in-Residence. Solo plays include Unsex Me Here (The Pleasance, The Arches) and

She created the spoken word project, Word of Mouth which focuses on young writer/performers. Devised work includes directing Ignite Theatre's Under Pressure with children of refugees, and A Little Laugh I Lost Somewhere (Arches Theatre Young Directors Award).

As a published performance poet, she has toured her abroad to Asia-Pacific as featured poet with the  Sydney Morning Herald online app & Sydney Poetry Prize winner. Her poem Glasgow (We've All Been Here Before) was commissioned for Whatever Gets You Through the Night (directed by Cora Bissett).

Online publications include film poems made for Q-Poetics, Cultural Programme Creative Scotland. Published contributions: Buying Into The Property Market (GRIST Anthology UK, editor Simon Armitage), The Grin Of Our Choices, Under House Arrest and A Little Laugh I Lost Somewhere (for Abridged Magazine, UK) and Rushcutters Bay for Melbourne Books and the monologue I Confess with Capercaille Books.

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