Victoria Bean is an artist and a member of the Arc Editions group. Her work has been collected by the Tate, the V&A, and shown at the Courtauld Institute of Art. Her previous publications include the limited editions Ten Poems for Pandora, helvetica poems and Heartburn, and her poems have appeared in The Spectator and Poetry Review Salzburg. She currently works in a voluntary capacity with Young Offenders. She lives in London.