Jacqueline Saphra is a screenwriter, playwright and poet. Her poems have been frequently anthologised and she has won several awards including first prize in The Ledbury Poetry Competition. She teaches poetry at Morley College and The Poetry School. Her pamphlet, Rock’n’Ro ll Mamma was published by Flarestack and an illustrated book of prose poems is forthcoming from The Emma Press in 2014. Her collection The Kitchen of Lovely Contraptions (flipped eye) was developed with funding from ACE and nominated for the Aldeburgh First Collection Prize.