Lisa Kelly is half deaf, half English and half Danish. She trained and worked as an actress and is now a freelance journalist living in London, specialising in innovation and business technology. Her pamphlet Bloodhound is published by Hearing Eye. She regularly hosts poetry evenings at the Torriano Meeting House in London and is a board member of Magma Poetry. She has been widely published in magazines including Under the Radar; Brittle Star; Urthona; The Rialto; Ambit; South Bank Poetry; Prole; New Walk Magazine and her poems have appeared in anthologies including The Book of Love and Loss and Asterism.