Lisa Kelly has single-sided deafness and is also half Danish. She trained and worked as an actress and is now a freelance journalist living in London, specialising in innovation and business technology. Her pamphlet Bloodhound is published by Hearing Eye. She regularly hosts poetry evenings at the Torriano Meeting House in London and is Chair of Magma Poetry. She has been widely published in magazines and anthologies, including Stairs and Whispers: D/deaf and Disabled Poets Write Back (Nine Arches Press), New Poetries VII (Carcanet) and Spark (Blue Diode Press). Her latest pamphlet is Philip Levine's Good Ear (Stonewood Press). Her debut collection, A Map Towards Fluency is forthcoming from Carcanet June 2019.