Commissions

I have written poetry on a variety of themes for organisations and businesses including Glenfiddich, Shelter UK, Future X Global, Brand Calibre Glasgow, StAnza (Scotland’s International Poetry Festival), Glasgow Women’s Library, Experimental Words, Rally & Broad, Young Women’s Movement Scotland, the Scottish Poetry Library, 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) gmail.com. 

‘Breathing Space.’ Commissioned by Brand Calibre Glasgow for the Mental Health Foundation’s 2021 awareness campaigns. Original poem, audio, choreography, and movement.

“To Us.” Commissioned by Glenfiddich for Burns Night 2022; created by I Am Loud Productions. Written by Katie Ailes, performed by Kevin Mclean, directed by Perry Jonsson and Kevin Mclean.

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

Commissioned by the Young Women’s Movement Scotland for their 2015 #Envision2035 campaign. Original text and performance.