JR Carpenter is an artist, writer, and researcher working across live performance, print, and digital media.
Her digital writing projects have been presented in museums and festivals around the world. ‘This is a Picture of Wind’, a weather poem for phones, won the Dot Award for Digital Literature 2015.
‘The Gathering Cloud’ won the New Media Writing Prize 2016. A print book by the same name was published by Uniformbooks in 2017. Her debut poetry collection, An Ocean of Static was highly commended for the Forward Prize 2018.
Iris Colomb’s practice explores different relationships between visual and spoken forms of text through projects often involving experimental translation and poetic book-objects.
Colomb’s pamphlet I'm Shocked came out in 2018, her chapbook just promise you won’t write was published in 2019, and her artist books have been collected by the National Poetry Library as well as Chelsea College of Art’s Special Collection.
She is the co-editor of HVTN Press and a founding member of the interdisciplinary collective No Such Thing.
Nisha Ramayya’s debut collection States of the Body Produced by Love is published in 2019. Recent publications include In Me the Juncture, poems in a special feature on contemporary British and Irish poets in Chicago Review, and Threads, a critical-creative pamphlet co-authored with Sandeep Parmar and Bhanu Kapil.
She is a member of the ‘Race & Poetry & Poetics in the UK’ research group and a lecturer in Creative Writing at Queen Mary University of London.
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