Krystelle Bamford’s work has appeared in The American Poetry ReviewThe Kenyon Review, bath magg, Under the Radar, The Scores and a number of anthologies including the forthcoming Best New British and Irish Poets 2019–2021 (Eyewear). She is a 2019 Primers (Nine Arches Press) poet, was awarded a Scottish Book Trust New Writers Award, shortlisted for the Bridport Prize and the 2020 Oxford Brookes International Poetry Competition as well as longlisted for the 2019 National Poetry Competition. Raised in the US, she now lives in Scotland where she’s worked at Canongate Books, completed a Creative Writing MLitt at the University of St Andrews, and given birth to two wee, radge kids.