Chloe Daykin from Hexham is currently undertaking a PHD in Creative Writing at Newcastle University. She has written shorts for the stage including at Northern Stage, Live Theatre and The Traverse in Edinburgh. She devised Eat Our Words a Poetry and Prose event at the Eat Festival in Newcastle Gateshead. She teaches bookbinding, printmaking and digital arts working with a range of cultural organisations in the North East. She has been awarded £3200 to develop the manuscript of her novel for young adults ‘Fish Boy’.