Rowena Knight was born in 1988 in Palmerston North, New Zealand, but moved to England on her thirteenth birthday. She is a graduate of Durham University, where she founded the Poetry Society. Her poetry was Commended in the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award in 2006, has been twice longlisted in the Mslexia Poetry Competition, and was shortlisted for the Jane Martin Poetry Prize in 2015. Her work has appeared in many magazines and journals, including Magma, Cadaverine Magazine, The Rialto and Cake.
Her first pamphlet, All the Footprints I Left Were Red, was published by Valley Press in July 2016.
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