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Contributors

Catherine Ayres lives in Northumberland. Her poems have appeared in a number of print and online magazines, including Butcher’s Dog, Ink, Sweat and Tears and The Moth. She recently won third prize in the 2015 Hippocrates Prize. Some of her poems will be published in pamphlet form by Black Light Engine Room later this year. Jane Burn has had poems published in a variety of magazines, including previous issues of Butcher's Dog, Ink, Sweat and Tears, Alliterati, The Black Light Engine Room, Lunar Poetry and Obsessed with Pipework. Her work has appeared in The Emma Press and Kind of a Hurricane Press, and was longlisted in the 2014 Canterbury Poet of the Year and National Poetry Competitions and was commended in the Yorkmix. Ann Cuthbert writes poetry and short stories, mainly for her own diversion although she has had several pieces published both online and in print. She is one of Darlington’s Bennett House Writers and, with the Tees Women Poets group, has discovered she enjoys performing her poems for live audiences. Stephanie Green has an M.Phil in Creative Writing from Glasgow University (2004). Her pamphlet Flout inspired by Shetland is published by HappenStance (2015). Her novel for teenagers The Triple Spiral was published by Walker Books (1989). Originally a Londoner, she has lived in Cornwall, Wales and since 2000, Edinburgh. https://sites.google.com/site/stephgreen1/ Kirsten Luckins is a poet and performer from Teesside. She was recently shortlisted for the Wenlock International Poetry Prize. Her collection, The Trouble with Compassion, is out with Burning Eye in 2016, hopefully accompanied by a show. She is poet-in-residence at Hartlepool's maritime history project, and is writing her first play. Poetry blog: kirstenluckins.wordpress.com | Theatre and film criticism: imeldasays.tumblr.com Lisa Matthews is a poet currently developing a new collaborative sci-art project inspired by the Northumberland coastline. She has published three books of poems, has a new collection, with Vane Women Press, coming out in autumn 2015 and is working on a book of prose-poems that will be published in 2017. Valerie Morton has been published in a number of magazines and placed in several poetry competitions. After completing an OU degree in 2011 she has run a CW workshop with a mental health charity. Her first collection Mango Tree was published by Indigo Dreams Publishing in 2013 and her second collection Handprints will be published later in 2015. http://www.indigodreamsbookshop.com/#/valerie-morton/4576262540 E. E. Nobbs lives in Prince Edward Island, Canada. The prize for winning the Doire Press Second Annual International Poetry Chapbook Contest (2013) was the publication of her first poetry collection, The Invisible Girl (available direct from the poet via her website). @ellyfromearth https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7789714.E_E_Nobbs

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An anthology featuring poems by Catherine Ayres, Jane Burn, Ann Cuthbert, Stephanie Green, Kirsten Luckins, Lisa Matthews, Valerie Morton, E...

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