Lily Blacksell’s pamphlet, There's No Such Thing, was published by iginitionpress in February 2018. She has an MFA in poetry from Columbia University, where she was also a teaching fellow. Her poems, reviews and interviews have been published by BOMB magazine, Magma Poetry, the Emma Press, Sabotage, and elsewhere. Lily has performed her work around the US and UK, from Bowery Poetry Club to Battersea Arts Centre. In 2015, she was a finalist in the Roundhouse Poetry Slam. She has worked as a bookseller at the London Review Bookshop, as publicity assistant for Penned in the Margins and is currently working at London’s Southbank Centre.
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