Kate Sweeney

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Kate Sweeney is an artist based in the North East of England. Her video pieces have screened and been exhibited nationally and internationally including Sydney International Film Festival, Zebra Film Festival in Berlin, Manchester Animation Festival, AnimaTricks in Helsinki and … Continued

Anastasia Taylor-Lind

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Anastasia Taylor-Lind is an English/Swedish photojournalist covering issues relating to women, war and violence. She is a National Geographic Magazine photographer, a TED fellow and a 2016 Harvard Nieman fellow. She writes poems about contemporary conflicts and the experiences she cannot photograph.

Neil Astley

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Neil Astley is the editor of Bloodaxe Books which he founded in 1978. His books include many anthologies, most notably those in the Staying Alive series: Staying Alive (2002), Being Alive (2004), Being Human (2011) and Staying Human (2020), along … Continued

Harry Josephine Giles

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Harry Josephine Giles is a writer and performer from Orkney, living in Leith. Their verse novel Deep Wheel Orcadia was published by Picador in October 2021 and was a Poetry Book Society Winter Selection. Their poetry collections The Games (Out-Spoken … Continued

Hannah Hodgson

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Hannah Hodgon is an award-winning poet and a palliative care patient. In her compelling debut collection 163 Days, she uses a panoply of medical, legal, and personal vocabularies to explore what illness, death and dying does to a person as … Continued

Don Jenkins

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Donald Jenkins is performance poet, writer and spoken word producer. His work has featured in – ‘New Word Order’ anthology- ‘The Writer’s Cafe’ magazine and ‘Riggwelter’ journal and ‘Best New British Poets 2020/21 Anthology’ from Eyewear Publishing. Jenkins won the … Continued

Kay Greyson

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Kay Greyson is a twenty year old Hip Hop artist from the North East of England. Since releasing her debut mixtape ‘Morning After Music’ in 2016, she has performed all across the north including supporting gigs for acts like Akala, … Continued

Rowan McCabe

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Rowan McCabe is a poet from Newcastle upon Tyne. He’s been commissioned by Channel 4, Radio 3’s ‘The Verb’ and the National Trust. He has performed his work around the UK, from the Edinburgh Fringe to Glastonbury Festival and was … Continued

Jason Allen Paisant

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Jason Allen-Paisant is from a village called Coffee Grove in Manchester, Jamaica. At present, he’s a lecturer in Caribbean Poetry & Decolonial Thought in the School of English at the University of Leeds, where he’s also the Director of the … Continued

Polly Atkin

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Polly Atkin is a poet and nonfiction writer, living in the English Lake District. Her first poetry collection Basic Nest Architecture (Seren: 2017) is followed by Much With Body (Seren, 2021), supported a 2020 Northern Writers Award. She has also … Continued