Louise Essex is from Hertfordshire and studied at the University of York, where she joined the Writing Squad. She recently completed her MA at UCL, and has been touring the London open mic circuit with poems and songs. Her poetry is featured in a forthcoming Papaya Press zine and a new poets’ anthology from The Poetry Business. She is focusing on songwriting while spending the next months in France. She reviews poetry and interviews poets on her site, The Poetry Jar.