Seraphima Kennedy grew up in west London. She writes poetry, creative non-fiction and journalism and her work has been published online and in print in The Guardian, The White Review, Four Hubs, And Other Poems and The Rialto. She has been shortlisted for The White Review Poet’s Prize, longlisted for the 2016 Primers/Poetry School scheme, and performed at Ledbury Poetry Festival and Poetry in Aldeburgh. In 2017 she was selected for the Jerwood/Arvon mentoring programme working with Pascale Petit, and in 2018 she was awarded a grant from Arts Council England to work on a first collection. Seraphima is a proud member of Malika’s Poetry Kitchen.