Author: Harriet Sandilands

Harriet Sandilands is writer and art therapist living in the “magic mountain” Montserrat in Spain. She writes poetry and prose and has been published in various small presses, including Country Music, Libro Rojo, epoema, Barcelona Ink, HAU, Talking About Strawberries and Porridge. Harriet has long been active in the Barcelona poetry world, participating in the original Poetry Brothel as Lola Page, writing in The Poetry Dispensary and co-inventing the world’s first Poetry Machine: an interactive and transformative poetry experience which has appeared at art and literature festivals around Europe. In 2023, she was featured as headline act during International Poetry Day in her hometown Manresa, reading a series of "postcard poems" from the pandemic and beyond. Harriet co-edits the annual Barcelona literary journal Parentheses and is currently editing a book of poetic prose pieces exploring the encounters she had with an elderly Catalan lady called Pepita. Her short poetry collection Amiss is soon to be published by Palabrosa. She delights in experimenting with magical realism in short story format.