Venue: Caught by the River, on Friday, Saturday, Sunday.

Martha Sprackland is a freelance writer, editor and journalist. She was co-founder and poetry editor of Cake magazine, was assistant poetry editor for Faber, and is one of the founding editors of bilingual magazine La Errante.

Her award-winning poetry has appeared in Poetry ReviewLondon Review of BooksNew HumanistPoetry London and many other places, and has been anthologised in the Best British Poetry series. Her reviews and articles have appeared in the GuardianFive Dials and other places, and she has read at a number of festivals, including Port Eliot, The Good Life Experience, Caught by the River Thames, and Curious Arts Festival.

Martha is poet-in-residence for Caught by the River. Her debut pamphlet, Glass As Broken Glass, is published with Rack Press (2017). She is currently working on a full-length collection, a novel set on the north-west coast, one book about anxiety and another about sharks.