Originally from the Midlands, Degna Stone is now based in Tyne and Wear. She is a co-founder of Butcher’s Dog poetry magazine, a Contributing Editor at The Rialto and is currently a Poetry Book Society pamphlet selector. She received a Northern Writers Award in 2015, holds an MA in Creative Writing from Newcastle University and is a fellow of The Complete Works III.
Magazine and online publications include: The Black Light Engine Room, Diamond Twig, Ink, Sweat & Tears, The Ofi Press and The Rialto. Appearances include: Durham Book Festival, Newcastle Poetry Festival, StAnza International Poetry Festival, Stoke Literary Festival and BBC Radio 3s The Verb.