Katy Evans-Bush was born in New York City and has lived in the UK since her teens. She is a fellow of the George Orwell Foundation.
Her poetry collections include Me and the Dead (2008) and Egg Printing Explained (2011), both published by Salt Publishing, and Oscar & Henry (2010), by Rack Press. In 2015 her essay collection, Forgive the Language: Essays on Poetry and Poets was published by Penned in the Margins. Broken Cities is her first solo poetry publication since 2011.
In 2010/11 she was the editor of Salt’s innovative online literary magazine, Horizon Review. Her work has appeared in anthologies, including New Boots and Pantisocracies, Smokestack Books, (2016; 154), Live Canon (2016), Findings on Light, Pars Foundation (2016), Mount London (essays), Penned in the Margins (2014), Trunk, Vo 2: Blood (essay), Boccalatte & Jones (2012),Catechism: Poems for Pussy Riot, English Pen (2012),Stress Fractures (essays), Penned in the Margins ( 2010),The Forward Book of Poetry (2010) and The Like of It: Six London Poets, Eland (2005).
Magazine credits include Ambit, The Dark Horse, Horizon Review, Ink Sweat & Tears, Interpreter’s House, LA Review of Books, Little Atoms, Magma, Maintenant, Manhattan Review, The North, PN Review, The Guardian, Poetry London, Poetry Review, Poetry Salzburg Review, Poetry Wales, Rialto, and Fulcrum.