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 most recent poetry book, Stitch, is published by Contraband (2020). Their previous book, Lease Prise Redux published by 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, Tentacular, and Zarf. Based in NTU’s department of Social Work, Care and Community Linda’s research adopts critical poetics as a cross-disciplinary endeavour encompassing the creative and critical in a range of forms including poetry, publishing, collaboration, and scholarly articles.