Annie Brechin

Annie Brechin has published in Stand, Magma, The Wolf, B O D Y, Rising, Paris Lit Up and others. She won a Jerwood/Arvon Young Poets Apprenticeship in 2003. During time in Prague she was a Poetry Editor of The Prague Revue and co-ran the open mic night Alchemy. While in Dubai she published her first […]

Sheenagh Pugh

Sheenagh Pugh lived for many years in Wales but now lives in Shetland. She has published many collections with Seren including a Selected and a Later Selected; her current collection is Afternoons Go Nowhere (Seren 2019).  She has also published two novels and a critical study on fan fiction. Her website is at and […]

Alan Kellermann

Alan Kellermann was born in Wisconsin, USA and lives in Swansea. His first collection is You, Me and the Birds. His work has appeared, among other journals, in Poetry Ireland Review, Poetry Wales, Planet, has been recorded for BBC Radio, and has been filmed and featured on The Crunch online magazine. He lectures at Swansea […]

Natalie Ann Holborow

Natalie Ann Holborow is a writer, digital content specialist and marathon-runner. She was the winner of both the Terry Hetherington Award and Robin Reeves Prize in 2015 and has been shortlisted and commended for various other awards including the Bridport Prize, The Poetry Society’s National Poetry Competition and the Gregory O’Donoghue International Poetry Prize. Her […]

Bethany W Pope

Bethany W Pope has won many literary awards and published several novels and collections of poetry. Nicholas Lezard, writing for The Guardian, described Bethany’s latest book as ‘poetry as salvation’…..’This harrowing collection drawn from a youth spent in an orphanage delights in language as a place of private escape.’ She currently lives and works in […]

John McAuliffe

John McAuliffe’s fifth book The Kabul Olympics is published by The Gallery Press in April 2020.  His versions of the Bosnian poet Igor Klikovac, Stockholm Syndrome (Smith Doorstop), was a Poetry Book Society Spring Pamphlet Choice in 2019, and his previous book The Way In (Gallery) won the Michael Hartnett Award in 2016.He lives in […]

Jodie Hollander

Jodie Hollander was raised in a family of classical musicians. She studied poetry in England, and her poems have appeared in journals such as The Poetry Review, The Yale Review, PN Review, The Dark Horse, The New Criterion, The Rialto, Verse Daily, The Best Australian Poems of 2011, and The Best Australian Poems of 2015. Her debut full-length collection, […]

Ben Bransfield

Ben Bransfield was born in Shropshire and now lives in London. His poems have featured in Primers: Volume Two (Nine Arches), Poetry Ireland Review, Poetry Salzburg Review, The North, Magma, Oxford Poetry, and elsewhere. Publications 2 poems. ‘Refresher Course’, ‘Ars Poetica’, Poetry Wales (Vol 55.3, Spring 2020) Link: ‘Powder Closet, Southside House’, Orbis (Vol […]

Zoë Wells

Zoë Wells is a writer, poet, and recent graduate from the University of Warwick’s BA in English Literature and Creative Writing program. She grew up in Geneva, Switzerland, before moving to the UK to study at UWC Atlantic College, Wales.She primarily writes long-form fiction and is an aspiring novelist. Her work has been featured in […]

Shauna Robertson

Shauna Robertson hails from the north-east of England and now lives in the south-west. Her poems for adults and children have been performed by actors, set to music, displayed on buses, made into comic art and widely published in anthologies and journals. She has two poetry chapbooks, Blueprints for a Minefield (Fair Acre Press, 2016) and […]