Jenny Lewis teaches poetry and verse drama. Her published works include When I Became an Amazon (Iron Press 1996/ Bilingua, Russia 2002) Fathom (Oxford Poets/ Carcanet 2007) and Taking Mesopotamia, Oxford Poets/ Carcanet 2014). Her verse drama After Gilgamesh (for Pegasus Theatre, Oxford) was published by Mulfran Press in 2011. She is currently collaborating with the Iraqi poet, Adnan al-Sayegh, on an Arts Council-funded programme of workshops and readings. Jude Cowan Montague is a writer and media archivist. She lives in London and works on the Reuters Television collection at ITN Source. She is the author of two collections of poetry, For the Messengers (Donut Press, 2011) and The Groodoyals of Terre Rouge (Dark Windows Press, 2013) and her third, The Wires, 2012 about international news agency stories during 2012 is forthcoming later this year. She is also singer/song-writer, an award-winning printmaker, and curates a hybrid news and arts show for Resonance FM, 'The News Agents'.