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Maria Ilona Moore

Maria lives in London and writes poetry, non-fiction and very short stories. Her writing has been included in anthologies by Dear Damsels and The Common Breath, Popshot magazine and various zines. She works as an editor and web content person to pay the bills. Read More

Ella Leith

Ella Leith is a folklorist, oral historian, and writer who lives in Malta. Her creative work draws on the magical or uncanny details hidden in plain sight around us. Between 2020 and 2022, her regular column Foraging Through Folklore was published in Herbology News magazine, and two of her poems… Read More

Georgina Jeronymides-Norie

Georgina is a poet, facilitator and singer-songwriter with individual poems published online and in-print, including with InkSweat&Tears, Heroica, Dear Damsels and Forward Poetry. She has performed in prestigious venues across the UK with various collectives and has an MSc in Creative Writing for Therapeutic Purposes. FB: @georginanoriepoetry… Read More

Dushi Rasiah

Dushi Rasiah is a Tamil editor based in London. She has only recently started sharing her writing with the wider world, and her fiction explores cross-cultural relationships, family dynamics and diasporic experiences. Her hobbies include reading, eating and watching Mad Men. Read More

Emily Hopkins

Emily Hopkins lives in North London with her husband and baby son. She had (naively) long believed that maternity leave would be the opportunity to finally write her novel. Realising there would never be a perfect time to pursue writing, she recently undertook Write like a Grrrl’s first and second level… Read More

Ilisha Thiru Purcell

Ilisha Thiru Purcell is a poet based in Newcastle upon Tyne. Her work has appeared in Popshot, The Butcher’s Dog and she has created work for the Association of Anaesthetists. She is a member of the collective Brown Girls Write who released their first anthology Sanctuary earlier this year. Ilisha… Read More

Laura Christine Price

Laura Christine Price is a writer, teacher and historian from Yorkshire. When she isn’t teaching history and English to teenagers, she writes novels, short stories and poetry. Her academic writing has been published in books and journals, and a volume on working class history that she has co-edited is forthcoming. Read More

Courtney Burk

Courtney Burk is a writer from the mitten state. She enjoys long walks along the great lakes with her husband and rescue mutts. Her work can be read at and on social media… Read More

Sara Sherwood

Sara Sherwood is a writer from Dewsbury, West Yorkshire. Sara’s short stories have been featured in Dear Damsels’ anthology Let Me Know When You’re Home: Stories of Female Friendship, Test Signal, an anthology of best new northern writing published by Dead Ink and Bloomsbury and Best British Short Stories 2022. Her short story… Read More

Riley Forsythe

Riley Forsythe writes poetry, fiction, and experiential music reviews. She has an MA in Creative Writing from London Metropolitan University, and is an enthusiastic graduate of the Write Like A Grrl programme. Read More

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