Sara Wingate Gray is a writer, artist and independent research scholar. In 2002 she founded The Poetry Cubicle, an artist-led not for profit interactive performance space and poetry organisation. She has performed and toured with The Poetry Cubicle at venues across Great Britain and beyond, including the Aldeburgh Poetry Festival, Glastonbury Festival, Norwich Fringe Festival and Amsterdam International Poetry Festival.
2006 marked the launch of a major Library Science and Participatory Art project: ‘The Itinerant Poetry Librarian’, manifested as the operation and installation of a worldwide free travelling poetry library, with attendant T.I.P.L., overseeing the knowledge-acquisition process. Since May 2006 Wingate Gray has been carrying with her a library and everything she needs to live. She and the Library have now reached, and lived in, 18 cities and 11 countries worldwide, with over 650 new members undergoing Joining Procedures at over 50 different Library locations. Several hundred items of poetry in over seven different languages have since been acquisitioned to the original library collection. http://www.sarawingategray.co.uk/