Iona Lee is a poet, visual artist and performer. She launches her Polygon New Poets pamphlet at the Scottish Poetry Library with support from Aimee Skelton, Sam Small, and music by Delightful Squalor.
Lee was born in Edinburgh in 1996 and raised in East Lothian by two theatre actors. Iona fell in to the spoken word scene when she was 17. She won the title of Scottish Slam Champion in 2016. She is currently an illustration student at the Glasgow School of Art. Iona has performed at the Edinburgh Book Festival, StAnza and Glastonbury.