Rachael Allen's forceful debut collection pushes open the cracks in the structures which govern our lives, and interrogates the very mechanisms of marginalisation.

Criticism 9th April 2019

Helen Charman

Helen Charman's essays have appeared in The White Review, The Baffler, frieze, Another Gaze and the LRB blog. Her poetry has appeared in Carcanet's New Poetries VII, and her first pamphlet Support, support came out in 2018 from Offord Road Books, and her second, Daddy Poem came out in April 2019 from SPAM press. She is writing a PhD thesis about maternity and capitalism, and teaches English Literature at the University of Cambridge and creative writing at the Poetry School in London.