Lisa Kelly is half deaf and half Danish. She is the Chair of Magma Poetry and co-edited issue 63, The Conversation Issue; and issue 69, The Deaf Issue. She is a regular host of poetry evenings at the Torriano Meeting House, London and has an MA in Creative Writing with Distinction from Lancaster University. Her pamphlet Bloodhound is published by Hearing Eye. She is currently a freelance journalist, and has worked as an actress, life model, Consumer Champion, waitress, sales assistant and envelope stuffer. Her pamphlet Philip Levine’s Good Ear is forthcoming from Stonewood Press in 2018.