Gaps speaks about the gaps between two different languages and cultures, and questions how successfully love can bridge these. It’s also about uncomfortable spaces: the distance between your desired self and your true self, between anxiety and reality, between your body and another person’s body.

Jenny Danes was born in Chelmsford in 1995 and studies English Literature and German 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. Her work has appeared in various magazines including The Rialto, Magma, The North, Brittle Star, The Missing Slate and The Cadaverine.

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