Diana Hendry was born in the Wirral and grew up by the sea. Primarily a poet, Diana also writes short stories and is the author of many children’s books. She’s worked as a journalist, English teacher and a tutor at the University of Bristol, University of the West of England and the Open University. She has tutored many creative writing courses for the Arvon Foundation and for a year was writer-in-residence at Dumfries & Galloway Royal Infirmary. She is a honorary member of Shore Poets, Edinburgh, and from 2008-2010 she was a Royal Literary Fund Fellow based at Edinburgh University. From 2015 to 2017 she was co-editor of New Writing Scotland. She is Assistant Editor at Mariscat Press, Edinburgh.