Jake Campbell is from South Shields, Tyne and Wear. He has published two pamphlets of poetry: ‘The Coast Will Wait Behind You’ (Art Editions North, 2015) and ‘Definitions of Distance’ (Red Squirrel Press, 2012). He co-founded the poetry magazine Butcher’s Dog and came second in the 2016 Basil Bunting Poetry Prize. His poems, reviews and articles have appeared in a range of national and international journals and magazines, including: Dark Mountain, the Newcastle Evening Chronicle, The Northern Correspondent, Prac Crit and The Rialto. He is currently an AHRC Northern Bridge-funded PhD student at Newcastle University, undertaking practice-based research into North-Eastern poetries and writing his first full-length collection. Recent work in collaboration has seen Jake’s poems displayed on billboards at the sea front in South Shields; at The Atkinson Gallery in Southport as part of ‘Ghosts of the Restless Shore: Space, Place and Memory of the Sefton Coast’ exhibition; and at Jarrow Hall (Bede’s World), as part of ‘Stringing Bedes: A Poetry and Print Pilgrimage’. He lives in South Tyneside.