I have been commissioned to write poetry on a variety of themes for organisations including the Scottish Poetry Library, Shelter UK, Future X Global, StAnza (Scotland’s International Poetry Festival), Glasgow Women’s Library, Experimental Words, Rally & Broad, Young Women’s Movement Scotland, and Quotidian Magazine. If you have a project that you would like to include original poetry, please get in touch via the Contact page or by emailing me at kathryn.a.ailes (at) 


Shelter U.K. Urban Rush campaign, 2018. Commissioned to write the poem and appear as a runner in the advertisement.


Young Women’s Movement Scotland #Envision2035 campaign. Commissioned to write the poem and film the video. 2015-16.