Lauren Hollingsworth-Smith is a member of Hive’s Poetry Collective and the Writing Squad. Her work has been published in various anthologies including She Will Soar (Pan MacMillan 2020). She was a Foyle Young Poet of the Year, and highly commended in the Young Northern Writers Award in 2019. She’s performed at various festivals including the Ted Hughes Festival, Off the Shelf Festival of Words and the Sheaf Poetry Festival. She studies English and French at Oxford University.