Katherine Stansfield grew up in Cornwall and now lives in Cardiff. Her poems have appeared in The North, Magma, Poetry Wales, The Interpreter's House, And Other Poems, Butcher's Dog, and as ‘Poem of the Week’ in The Guardian. Seren will publish her second collection, We Could Be Anywhere By Now, in 2020; the book was supported by a bursary from Literature Wales. She teaches for the Open University and is a Royal Literary Fund Fellow. She also writes novels.