Simon Maddrell is a queer Manx writer, editor and performer living in Brighton & Hove. He’s published in fifteen anthologies and numerous publications including AMBIT, Butcher’s Dog, The Moth, The Rialto, Long Poem Magazine, Morning Star, Poetry Wales, Stand and Under the Radar. Simon’s debut, Throatbone, was published by UnCollected Press, 2020. Queerfella jointly-won The Rialto Open Pamphlet Competition, 2020. The Whole Island will be published by Valley Press, 2023.