2021 Authors

Simon Bowie

Simon Bowie is a culture writer and film critic based in the UK. He writes and speaks about various forms of contemporary culture from film and TV to video games and memes with a…

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Nathanael O’Reilly

Nathanael O’Reilly is an Irish-Australian poet; he is Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Texas at Arlington. His books include (Un)belonging (Recent Work Press, 2020); BLUE (above/ground press, 2020); Preparations for…

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Marian Christie

Marian Christie is originally from Harare, Zimbabwe, and travelled widely before moving to her present home in Kent. She has master’s degrees in mathematics and in creative writing. Her poetry has appeared in, among…

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Lucia Sellars

Author Bio Lucia Sellars plays with text, fine art and moving image. Her writing has been published in poetry magazines and anthologies such as Utopia (Hesterglock Press) and Repeal the 8th (Sad Press). Her…

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Lydia Unsworth

Lydia Unsworth’s collection Some Murmur will be published with Beir Bua Press in October 2021. Her collection, Mortar (Osmosis), was published in summer 2021. Her most recent pamphlets are YIELD (KFS) and cement, terraces:…

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AJ Moore

A J Moore recently completed an MA in English and Creative Writing at the University of Sheffield for which she received the Angela Carter Prize, and is excited to be returning to UoS in…

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MW Bewick

MW Bewick is an Essex, England-based poet and co-founder of the small indie publisher Dunlin Press. He has lectured in creative and professional writing, works as an editor and journalist, and has performed regularly…

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Rose Knapp

Rose Knapp is a poet & electronic music producer. She has publications in Lotus-Eater, Bombay Gin, BlazeVOX, Hotel Amerika, Gargoyle, & others. She has poetry collections with Hesterglock Press and Dostoyevsky Wannabe. She currently…

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Kevin Higgins

Kevin Higgins extended essay – Thrills and Difficulties: Being a Marxist Poet in 21st Century Ireland Short Bio: Kevin Higgins was born in London. He mostly grew up in and lives in Galway City.…

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Michael Sutton

Michael Sutton is the author of two previous books of poetry, music/lyrics (Hesterglock Press), and Nineteen Nightmares and a Dream (Alien Buddha Press). He also edits Overground Underground, an occasional magazine of art and…

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Michelle Moloney King

About the author: Michelle Moloney King {she/her} is an experimental poet, visual poet, editor of Beir Bua Journal, Beir Bua Press (Releasing this book through the press means funding for the press and all…

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James Knight

James Knight is a writer and visual poet. His visual poems have been published in journals and anthologies, and he has been exhibited at the Poetry Café in London and in online exhibition spaces…

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Sascha Engel

Sascha Engel – collection Twenty-One Computations Engel (he/his) is an author of experimental prose and poetry, founder of the Ireland-based journal Strukturriss, and somehow a corporate trainer, too. After pursuing an M.A. in Political…

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Thomas Helm

Thomas Helm’s writings have appeared in a number of newspapers, anthologies and literary journals. He edits Mercurius Magazine, an arts, literary and current affairs magazine with anthologist and future-world dreaming tendencies. He feels passionately…

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Nikki Dudley

Nikki Dudley is managing editor of streetcake magazine and also runs the streetcake writing prize and MumWrite. She has a chapbook and collection with KFS. She is the winner of the Virginia Prize 2020…

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Helen Bowie

Helen Bowie is a writer, performer and charity worker, based in London. Their work explores themes of politics, patriarchy and pathology, through a lense of playfulness and purpose. Helen has performed interactive theatre at…

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