Joanna Ezekiel was born in Essex in 1969, and has worked as a teacher, bookseller and librarian. She is the author of five books of poetry, including a full collection entitled Centuries of Skin (Ragged Raven, 2010), and a first novel, The Inside-Out House (Indigo Dreams, 2014). She was the winner of the 2012 Rydale Poetry Competition and was shortlisted for the 2012 Bridport Prize. She is currently an Associate Lecturer in Creative Writing at the Open University, and lives in York. She has ridden on a camel twice, although not the same camel.
Her second full-length collection of poetry, Homecoming, was published by Valley Press in April 2016.
[Author photo by Ian Hargreaves]
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