ABOUT THE TEAM

Isabelle Kenyon

Managing Director

Isabelle Kenyon is a northern poet and the author of  5 chapbooks: This is not a Spectacle, Micro chapbook, The Trees Whispered (Origami Poetry Press) and Digging Holes To Another Continent (Clare Songbirds Publishing House, New York, 2018), Potential (Ghost City Press, 2019), Growing Pains (Indigo Dreams Publishing Ltd, 2020) and one short story with Wild Pressed Books (Short Story 'The Town Talks', 2020). She is the editor of Fly on the Wall Press, a socially conscious small press for chapbooks and anthologies.

 

​She was shortlisted for the Streetcake Experimental Writing Prize 2019 and for The Word, Lichfield Cathedral Competition 2019. Her poems have been published in poetry anthologies by Indigo Dreams Publishing, Verve Poetry Press, and Hedgehog Poetry Press. She has had poems and articles published internationally in journals such as Ink, Sweat and Tears and newspapers such as The Somerville Times.

 

She will headline at Cheltenham Poetry Festival  2021 and has opened Coventry Cathedral's Plum Line Festival.  She has performed at Leeds International Festival as part of the 2019 'Sex Tapes', Verbose Manchester 2020 and for Apples and Snakes' 'Deranged Poetesses' 2019.

 

​She is a fierce dog lover and a confessed caffeine addict.

Sarah-Jayne Kenyon

Assistant Editor and Proofreader

With twelve years in teaching and editing, with a Politics and French BA, Sarah-Jayne is well-placed to fine-tune collections for a political small press! She also happens to have edited Isabelle's essays her whole life...

In the past, we have worked with excellent graduates and guest readers on a voluntary basis. Should you wish to enquire about a position, do see our 'Work With Us' information.