Biographies of contributors

Sarala Estruch

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Sarala Estruch is a writer and poet of mixed European and Indian heritage. Her debut pamphlet Say (flipped eye, 2021) was a Poetry School Book of the Year and was described as an ‘extraordinary debut’ by the Poetry Book Society. Her poetry, creative non-fiction, and reviews have been widely published in outlets including The Poetry Review, Wasafiri, and The Guardian, and has been featured on BBC Radio 3’s The Verb. Sarala is currently a recipient of the JIC Davies Studentship at the University of Liverpool and is researching contemporary British Punjabi and British mixed heritage poetry. She lives in London. 

Finished Creatures Magazine

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Finished Creatures is an independent, printed poetry magazine that engages with ecopoetry, environmental concerns and the place of human experience within the wider natural world. The magazine is four years old and has published work from over 200 international poets in that time, including experienced and prize-winning poets as well as those at the beginning of their career.  Design and production values reflect the high quality of the content. Finished Creatures is designed, edited and produced by Jan Heritage who has a background in publishing and copywriting.  She also has poems published in a variety of UK magazines.     www.finishedcreatures.co.uk    Twitter:  @FinishedPoetry   Insta: @finishedcreaturespoetry

John Freeman

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John Freeman‘s poems have been widely published in magazines and anthologies and in twelve collections, the latest of which is Plato’s Peach (Worple Press, 2021). Other titles include What Possessed Me (Worple), Strata Smith and the Anthropocene (KFS), both 2016, and White Wings: New and Selected Prose Poems (Contraband, 2013). He grew up in south London and lives in Wales where he taught for many years at Cardiff University.

Kate Fletcher

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Kate Fletcher (PhD) is a Professor at the Royal Danish Academy, Copenhagen. She is one of the most cited scholars in fashion and sustainability, and her work, including that on post-growth fashion, fashion localism and Earth Logic, defines and challenges the field. She has written and/or edited ten books available in eight languages, the latest of which, Outfitting, is with Helen Mort. Kate is a co-founder of the Union of Concerned Researchers in Fashion. Her most recent work is about design, clothing and nature.