Di Slaney is a Nottinghamshire-based marketer, publisher and smallholder. She co-owns Candlestick Press. Di has been published in a variety of magazines, was shortlisted for the 2014 Bridport Prize and won the 2014 Brittle Star Poetry Prize.
Jonathan Doering lives in West Yorkshire with his wife and son and teaches English. His work has also appeared in: Cascando, Sheaf, LitSpeak, Contemporary Review, AltHist, Gold Dust (for which he won a Best Prose Award) and The Guardian.
Jonny Wiles grew up in Cambridgeshire and began to write poetry midway through his now dwindling teenage years. He is currently studying at Guildford School of Acting, and he writes and edits for Siblíní Art and Literature Journal.
Gus Gresham is a sometime engineer, traveller, ESOL tutor and audio-book producer. Curently, he’s a stay-at-home dad in Leicester and part-time medical role-play specialist. He has an MA in creative writing from Nottingham Trent University and his publications include short fiction in Brittle Star and Under The Radar.
Emma Lee’s collection Ghosts in the Desert is forthcoming from Indigo Dreams in 2015. Her pamphlet Mimicking a Snowdrop (Thynks Press) was published earlier this year and her collection, Yellow Torchlight and the Blues (Original Plus) in 2004. Her poems have been widely published in anthologies and magazines. She reviews for magazines including, Sphinx and The Journal. Emma lives in Leicester.
Wayne Burrows has published three poetry collections and two fiction chapbooks, most recently The Apple Sequence (2011) and Marine: A Story In Eight Objects (2013). A Cycle of Songs from the Body’s Interior and Exotica Suite are both forthcoming in 2015. He is based at Primary, Nottingham.