SERAPHIMA KENNEDY is a poet, memoirist and journalist born in west London. Her poems have been published in The Rialto, Magma and And Other Poems and she has performed at the Ledbury Poetry Festival and Poetry in Aldeburgh. In 2017, she was selected for the Jerwood Arvon mentoring programme and was also shortlisted for The White Review Poet’s Prize. She is a journalist and writes comment for the Guardian. She is a member of the collective Malika’s Poetry Kitchen.