Emma Filtness

House Rules: an Ode to Heather Lewis [Emma Filtness]. Read by the author.

Emma Filtness lectures in Creative Writing at Brunel University London. She works primarily across poetry, fiction and creative non-fiction. As a queer, disabled writer brought up in a working-class steel town, she is interested in marginalised voices, bodies, and the relationship between identity and place. Her poem ‘The Overburden’ was placed in the Northern Poetry Library’s Poem of the North competition, her visual poetry featured in online exhibitions from Mellom Press and Poem Atlas, and she has work in anthologies from Broken Sleep Books and at 3:AM Magazine, among others. Follow her on Twitter @Em_Filtness and find her poetry project exploring nature and the dark feminine on Instagram @cultofflora

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