Cara Brennan was born in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, in 1990, and currently lives in Newcastle, where she is completing an MA in Creative Writing. She has worked for Flambard Press and Mslexia, and more recently at Newcastle’s Lit & Phil library. She is a graduate of the Writing Squad. Her poetry has been published in Stanza Stones: The Anthology, and by Ink Sweat and Tears, Dead Ink, The Cadaverine, Pomegranate, Myths of the Near Future, NAWE and The Beat. Her debut pamphlet, Destroyed Dresses, was published by Valley Press in 2012.