Jenny Danes was born in Chelmsford in 1995 and studied at Newcastle University. In 2013 and 2016 she was highly commended in the Bridport Prize for poetry and in 2016 she won The Poetry Business New Poets Prize. In 2018 her poem ‘Kiwis’ won 2nd place in the Hawker Prize. Her work has appeared in various magazines including Magma, The Interpreter’s House, The Kindling, The North, and The Rialto. Her debut pamphlet ‘Gaps’ has been praised in reviews featured in The Poetry Review and Sphinx review.