Dr Linda Kemp is a poet and a Research Fellow at Nottingham Trent University. They hold a PhD in Creative and Critical Writing from The University of Sheffield. Linda’s first book, Lease Prise Redux (Materials, 2016), is a sequence of sixty-four poems of fourteen lines each. Other poems can be found in various journals and anthologies including a) glimpse) of), Datableed, Erotoplasty, Front Horse, para·text, Splinter, Tentacular, and Zarf. Based in NTU’s department of Social Work, Care and Community Linda’s research adopts a cross-disciplinary stance, focusing on poetry and collaborative creative practices with specific foci on critical poetics. The research encompasses the creative and critical to include poetry, creative-critical writing, collaboration, performance and scholarly articles.