Born in London in 1971, Adam Horovitz moved with his parents to Stroud, Gloucestershire the same year. He has been active as a poet since the 1990s but has been writing since childhood. He released his first pamphlet, Next Year in Jerusalem, in 2004 and a second, The Great Unlearning, in 2009. He was the poet in residence for Glastonbury Festival’s official website in 2009 and was voted onto the Hospital Club 100 in 2010 as an emerging talent. His debut collection, Turning, was released by Headland in 2011. He was awarded a Hawthornden Fellowship in 2012. His most recent book, A Thousand Laurie Lees, was released by the History Press in June 2014 to coincide with the Laurie Lee centenary celebrations. As poet in residence for Stroud Museum in the Park, he released Only the Flame Remains in 2014 from Yew Tree Press. In 2015 he was chosen as one of the Versopolis poets by Ledbury Poetry Festival and is the current Herefordshire Poet in Residence. He is currently working on Little Metropolis, an album of poetry and music originally commissioned as a show for the Stroud Fringe Festival 2015.
Angus Sinclair is a poet, editor and library assistant. He was the recipient of a Café Writers Norfolk Commission and as a result his debut pamphlet, Another Use of Canvas, was published by Gatehouse Press in 2011. His poems have appeared in various magazines both in print and online and in the anthology Dear World and Everyone in it published by Bloodaxe in 2013. He is the co-editor of the poetry publishing experiment para·text with the poet Laura Elliott and the art editor for Lighthouse Literary Journal. He lives in South East London where he organises the Glen Baxter Special Collection Poetry Reading Group for Goldsmiths University library.