Ian McEwen is a poet with a varied background. He worked as an equity analyst in the City of London for fourteen; ran a small biotechnology company and studied for a DPhil in Wittgenstein’s philosophy of mathematics.
His poems have appeared in a wide range of magazines, including Poetry Review, Poetry Wales, Stand and Magma. He has won prizes in many competitions, including the National Poetry Competition and even the occasional slam! His poetry pamphlet, The Stammering Man, was published by Templar poetry in 2010. He is a trustee of Magma Poetry and an experienced workshop leader and also promotes Ouse Muse, a local open mic group based in Bedford.