Disclosures: Rewriting the Narrative About HIV is available from Stewed Rhubarb Press. Buy a copy here. I edited this collection of poetry and prose by people affected or living with HIV as Artist in Residence with HIV Scotland. These stories rewrite the narrative of what it’s like to live with HIV in Scotland today.
Angie Spoto is an American fiction writer and poet. Writers who inspire her include Angela Carter, Leonora Carrington, and Ursula Le Guin. Her most recent endeavours include a lyrical essay about her Italian family, a collection of horror surrealist fairy tales, and a fantasy novel about grief. She is working toward a PhD in Creative Writing at the University of Glasgow and volunteers with the Glasgow-based social enterprise Uncovered Artistry, which supports the creativity of domestic and sexual abuse survivors. She is Artist in Residence at HIV Scotland. Her work has appeared in numerous anthologies, including Crooked Holster, From Glasgow to Saturn, and Toad Suck Review.