A pocket-sized A6 zine, packed with over 40 illustrated pages that celebrate the best of new food poetry! Poems that make you think of feasting, indulging — think your Mum slaving over a cake in secret; a horde of hungry children; think family and friends coming together to mark a year gone by. Tables pushed together to seat another few. The garden party; the winter birthday. Overladed paper plates. Punch bowls. A chocolate fountain.
lives and writes in London. Her first book, To Fall Fable, is out now with Variant Literature; a poetic memoir on Scouting, Thriftwood, is forthcoming with Broken Sleep Books in December 2021 and how to decode your orange-peel fortunes with Nine Pens Press.
is a mathematician and poet based in Nottingham, UK. His poems have been published in Ambit, Brittle Star, Finished Creatures, Abridged, and Under the Radar, among others. His debut pamphlet, swell, comes out with Bad Betty Press in 2022.
is a poet, performer, and workshop facilitator, and alum of the Barbican Young Poets, National Youth Theatre, New Earth Academy, and a BBC 1Xtra’s Words First 2019 finalist. Past commissions include poetry films, spoken word tracks and theatre shows with organisations such as the BBC, Apples & Snakes and the Barbican. They are the founder of BESEA Poets, a platform for British based East and South-East Asian poets.
is a writer and poet from Newmarket, Ontario, whose work has been published in Lake Effect 10, Panacea Review, The Undergraduate Review, The Queen’s Journal, and The Northern Appeal. Raised in an Italian-Canadian household, the dinner table has always served as a great source of comfort and inspiration.
is a musician and writer from London. She is currently studying at Goldsmiths, University of London. Her work has been shared at Bare Lit Festival and The Bunker Theatre, and appeared in Hecate Magazine. She thinks a lot about snacks and death.
is an award-winning writer from Orumanayur village in Kerala, India. He is the author of Monsoon Turbulence, Shelter within the Peanut Shells, Kanoli Kaleidoscope, Moonlight and Solitude, Eternal Fragments, and Stringless Lives. His fiction and poetry have appeared in several anthologies, magazines and journals.
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debut collection, For Work / For TV, was published in 2020 by Versal Editions and won the inaugural Amsterdam Open Book Prize. She is a senior poetry editor at The Lincoln Review, and has recent work published/ forthcoming in Poetry London, The Rialto, Stand, Magma, bath magg, etc.
is a poet from East London. She has had poems most recently published in Stand, Poetry Salzburg Review, The North, Leslie and Dazed Magazine. Her work has been commended in the Cannon Poets Sonnet or Not Prize as well as for the Rosamond Prize, where it was set to live music. She was awarded an MFA in Poetry from Manchester Writing School in 2019.
has had work appear in Blackbox Manifold, Magma, Poetry London, and The Rialto, among a few others, and do well in a few competitions. A debut pamphlet of poetry, The Fabulanarchist Luxury Uprising, is due in March 2022 from The Emma Press.
is an emerging writer from New York. She is the copy editor for the Berlin-based magazine SOFA and has work featured in The Rational Creature and NOSH. When not writing, she's reading Jenny Offill or eating peanut butter from the jar.
is an illustrator who loves the countryside, poems, the colour pink and vintage cameras.
has been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize, the Bath Flash Award and most recently the Short Fiction/University of Essex Wild Writing Prize. She has further work published in various places including Reflex Fiction, Molotov Cocktail, X-R-A-Y, and Dust Poetry, and is a first reader for Forge Literary Magazine and Tiny Molecules.
is an illustrator and animator based in Brighton. She primarily works from observation and literature to fulfil her interest in narrative and storytelling.
is a writer from Oakland, California. She holds an MFA in Poetry from Saint Mary’s College of California. Tanya’s work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Acentos Review, Anser Journal, FEED Lit Mag, Lost Balloon and Mason Jar Press.
is a 22-year-old poet from London, half Japanese and British. She is currently doing an MA in Creative Writing at the University of Hertfordshire.
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