Anna Selby grew up in Shropshire, she worked internationally before moving to Norwich to study and do a Creative Writing MA at the University of East Anglia. Her pamphlet The Burning was published in 2013 as part of the Salt Modern Voices Series and her work has been featured in Magma, Missing Slate Magazine, Smiths Knoll, The Rialto and Ghost of Gone Birds anthology (Bloomsbury). Her poetry-dance collaborations have been shortlisted for The Oxford Samuel Beckett Theatre Trust Award, featured on the BBC Culture Show and tour nationally. Her poems often explore our connection with water and are influenced by contemporary poetry from Eastern Europe. In 2012, she organised Poetry Parnassus festival and co-edited The World Record anthology (Bloodaxe). She lives in London and works as Literature and Spoken Word Programmer at the Southbank Centre.