Kym Deyn is a poet and playwright. They graduated from Durham University in 2019 with a BA in Classical Civilisations and are currently studying for a Creative Writing MA at Newcastle. Their work has appeared both online and in print, for instance in the Valley Press Anthology of Prose Poetry, Ink Sweat & Tears, MIR Online and Black Bough. They have been shortlisted for several awards including the West Yorkshire Playhouse "Airplays" Competition and the Streetcake Experimental Writing Prize. They were longlisted for the 2019 Outspoken Prize and are the current coach of Durham University's award-winning poetry slam team.