Rachel Piercey is a poet, editor and poetry teacher. She studied English Literature at St Hugh’s College, Oxford, where she won the Newdigate Prize in 2008. Her pamphlets, The Flower and the Plough (2013) and Rivers Wanted (2014), are published by the Emma Press. Her poems have appeared in various journals and magazines including The Poetry Review, Magma, Butcher’s Dog and The Rialto. Rachel is a former editor at The Cadaverine magazine and a current editor at the Emma Press.