Kym Deyn is poet, playwright and fortune teller based in the north east of England. They are currently working towards their Creative Writing MA at Newcastle University. They co-founded and now coach Durham University's award winning slam team, which won Slam of the North 2018 and placed third overall at Unislam 2019. They have been shortlisted for several individual awards including the Streetcake Experimental Writing Prize, and the West Yorkshire Playhouse "Airplays" Competition and they were recently longlisted for the 2019 Outspoken Poetry Prize. Their work has appeared online as well as in print, for instance, as part of the Mechanics Institute Review and in The Valley Press Anthology of Prose Poetry (2019).