Amy McAllister is an award-winning poet from Dublin. She has been poet-in-residence for Transport for London and at Bang Said the Gun, was selected to read from the restored manuscript of Sylvia Plath’s Ariel at the Royal Festival Hall alongside Plath’s daughter Frieda Hughes, and her poetry is featured in Rhyming Thunder, South Bank Poetry Magazine, and the Pop Up Anthology. Her own collection Are You As Single As That Cream? was published by Burning Eye Books last year and she is the 2014 UK Poetry Anti-Slam champion. Amy is also an actress and credits include Call the Midwife, Ruby Strangelove, and the Oscar-nominated movie Philomena.
Amy McAllister’s website https://amymcallisterpoetry.wordpress.com/