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EDITORIAL

POETRY EDITOR (Current, Independent)
Editing and commissioning collections with renowned publishers such as Faber, Valley Press and New Writing North, working with Forward, Laurel and TS Eliot prize-winning poets.

LITERARY CRITIC (Current, Independent)
Regular contributions to the TLS, The London Magazine, PNR, Poetry Review, Poetry London, Poetry School and more.  

CONTRIBUTING EDITOR, AMBIT (Current)
Serving on the Executive Board of Poets for Ambit; selecting work from regular submissions for single editions, whilst judging entries for annual competitions.

ASSOCIATE EDITOR, AESTHETICA (Former)
(Editorial Assistant 2016-2017; Assistant Editor 2017-2020; Associate Editor, 2020-2022)
Editing Aesthetica’s bimonthly magazine and all related print / digital publications; managing competitions, events, and partnerships.

PUBLICATIONS as EDITOR
(MAGAZINES, JOURNALS & SINGLE EDITIONS)


Ambit Issue 248 (The WAR issue) (Co-Editor), September 2022
Butcher’s Dog Issue 17 (Co-Editor alongside Jo Clement, Pippa Little & Ella Duffy), September 2022 
Ambit Issue 246 (Co-Editor), February 2022
Aesthetica Magazine (bi-monthly), Issues 70-108, 2016-2022
Aesthetica Creative Writing Anthology (annual) 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
Aesthetica Art Prize Anthology (annual), 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021, 2022
Aesthetica Short Film Festival Programme (annual), 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021, 2022

(FULL COLLECTIONS)

Emma Must, The Ballad of Yellow Wednesday (Valley Press), December 2022 
Linda France, Startling (Faber & New Writing North), October 2022
Out of Time: Poetry from the Climate Emergency (Valley Press), July 2021

AWARDS & COMMENDATIONS
The Guardian, Best Poetry Books of 2021, December 2021 (for Out of Time)
Poetry Book Society Special Commendation, Autumn 2021 (for Out of Time

JUDGING PANELS

Ambit Poetry Competition on the theme of MAGICK (alongside Rebecca Tamás), 2022
Sony World Photography Awards, on the theme of Building a Better Future, 2021
Freedom from Torture Poetry Competition (alongside Ian McMillan, Imtiaz Dharker & Inua Ellams), 2020 Frontier Poetry Chapbook Contest (alongside Carl Phillips), 2020
Frontier Award for New Poets (alongside Paige Lewis, Camonghne Felix & Jake Skeets), 2020
Frontier Award for New Poets (alongside Ocean Vuong, Kaveh Akbar & Eve L. Ewing), 2019

RECENT EVENTS

NAWE Virtual Conference 2022: Chair, Art in a Climate Emergency, alongside James Thorton, CEO, ClientEarth, and Jacqueline Saphra, March 2022
Penned in the Margins: Online Event, Human Geography: Writing the Environment in Crisis, alongside Tim Cresswell and Karen McCarthy Woolf, October 2021
Durham Book Festival: Beginning Again: On Climate Writing, alongside Linda France, October 2021
Homerton College, University of Cambridge: On Ecopoetics, May 2021

RECENT PRESS

Times Literary Supplement: Review of Out of Time, February 2022
Under the Radar: Review of Out of Time, January 2022
Poetry School: Poetry Books of the Year 2021, December 2021
XR Writers Rebel: Interview, Poetry from the Climate Emergency, December 2021
The Guardian: Poetry Books of the Year, December 2021
Resurgence & Ecologist Magazine: Review of Out of Time, August 2021
The Guardian: Poem of the Month, August 2021
Mslexia: Ecopoetry Versus Nature Poetry, June 2021
MagCulture: At Work with Kate Simpson, May 2021

FICTION
The London Magazine (Short Fiction): The Last Demography, February / March 2021.

EDUCATION

University of Leeds, PhD in Extinction Studies (Ecopoetics), 2022–
Newcastle University, Creative Writing MA (Distinction), 2015 (Supervisors: Bill Herbert & Sean O’Brien) 
University of Nottingham, First Class English with Creative Writing BA (Hons), 2014 (Supervisor: Matthew Welton)