ABOUT THE TEAM

Isabelle Kenyon

Managing Director

Isabelle Kenyon is a northern poet and the author of 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) and Potential (Ghost City Press). She is the editor of Fly on the Wall Press, a socially conscious small press for chapbooks and anthologies. In 2020, she will be published by Indigo Dreams Ltd (Poetry Chapbook 'Growing Pains' and Wild Pressed Books (Short Story 'The Town Talks').

 

​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.

 

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

 

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

Siem Bruinsma

Publishing Intern

Siem Bruinsma is a Dutch-born literature enthusiast and aspiring poet with a BA in English Language and Culture from the Netherlands and a recently completed Creative Writing MA from the University of Sheffield. She first worked with Fly on the Wall Press on the Planet in Peril anthology as a marketing intern. She is eager to get to know and support contemporary poets writing today. 

Hannah Murray

Publishing Intern

 

Hannah is a first class English Literature graduate with experience of writing, editing and translation for a number of organisations in the UK, Spain and Argentina.

Hannah is passionate about the beauty of literature and the power it has inspire new ideas and perspectives. She enjoys spoken poetry nights in Manchester and learning languages through music and literature.

She is very excited to be a part of Fly on the Wall!