author of Christmas after Brexit
Michael Askew is a writer and critic from Devon, England. He has studied at Warwick and UEA, where he wrote his MA thesis on the lyrical essays of Eliot Weinberger. He blogs about music and other related topics at The Quiet Return. He has had poems published in Under the Radar and Cake. He likes sloths, travelling, and anything with chocolate.
BROOME RICHARDS, FERN
author of Against Silence
Fern Broome Richards is a poet and critic living in Norwich.
author of Living Outside the Frame
Lewis Buxton is a poet and arts producer. His work can be found in Ambit Magazine, Oxford Poetry and Ink, Sweat and Tears. In 2016 he founded TOAST Poetry, an organisation dedicated to the professional development of poets in the U.K. He teaches creative writing in schools, libraries and universities around the country. He read English at the University of East Anglia and currently lives between London and Norwich.
author of The Laugh of Eliza
Leah Foster lives in London and is currently working at the BFI. She is a graduate of the English and American Literature BA at the University of East Anglia.
author of The Jude Poems
Matthew Halliday is a former physicist living in London. He has co-edited the poetry journal Kaffeeklatsch and publishes as both poet and critic.
author of An English to Welsh Dictionary of Feminist Terms
Sarah Hudis is a creative-critical writer from Aberystwyth. She is currently living in Norwich and studying for an MA in Modern and Contemporary Literature at the University of East Anglia, where she also completed a BA in English Literature.
author of The Nightingales Nest
Richard Lambert writes poetry and fiction. His poetry collection Night Journey was published in 2012, and his poems have appeared in The Spectator, the Times Literary Supplement, and The Forward Anthology. He is a graduate of the MA in Creative Writing at UEA. He was the only British author shortlisted for the Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award 2017, for his short story 'The Hazel Twig and the Olive Tree', and he is working on a novel. More details about his work can be found at his website www.richardlambert.org
author of A Hope on the Wall
Anna Metcalfe lectures in contemporary writing at the University of Birmingham. Born in Germany, she has worked and studied in Lausanne, Chongquing, Paris and Norwich, where she pursued her MA and PhD at the University of East Anglia. In 2014, she was shortlisted for the Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award. Her debut short story collection, 'Blind Water Pass and Other Stories' (John Murray), was published in 2016.
author of Postcards from Berlin
Bec is a poet from Brighton who, having graduated from her BA in English Literature, is now studying on the Poetry MA at the University of East Anglia.
MORTIMER, SEABRIGHT D.
author of Thumbs in Space
Seabright D. Mortimer is a writer interested in queer and trans narratives. Their work has appeared in The Guardian, Vice and DIVA magazine. Already this year they have appeared in Liberating the Canon: An Anthology of Innovative Fiction (Dostoevsky Wannabe: 2018) and spoken about shining Breakfasts at Oxford University. Past explorations include a tract on queer internet time and black holes in the writings of Stephen Hawking and the paintings of Caravaggio, and a longer work all about salmon, gender and queer ageing processes is on the horizon.
author of Left Alone
Jake Reynolds lives between Norwich and Lincoln, and is a Poetry MA student at the University of East Anglia, where he won the Malcolm Bradbury Prize for his undergraduate dissertation. In 2015 he was long-listed for the National Poetry Competition, and his poems have appeared in Far Off Places, HARK Magazine, Haverthorn, and on BBC Radio Three. He tweets @JakeAReynolds.