Sarah James is an award-winning journalist, fiction writer and poet, currently longlisted for the New Welsh Writing Awards 2018: Aberystwyth University Prize for an Essay Collection. Author of six poetry titles, a touring poetry-play and two novellas, she has been published by the Guardian, Financial Times, on buses, poetry trails and in the Blackpool Illuminations. She has also written for the Wellcome Collection website and a memoir was longlisted in the New Welsh Writing Awards 2017. 'The Magnetic Diaries' (Knives Forks And Spoons Press, 2015) was highly commended in the Forward Prizes. The poetry-play version was toured by Reaction Theatre Makers and a 'Highly Recommended Show’ at Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2016. She runs V. Press poetry and flash fiction imprint in the U.K.