Ella Frears is a poet and artist based in London. Her debut collection SHINE, DARLING (Offord Road Books, 2020) was a Poetry Book Society recommendation and is shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best First Collection.
Ella has had work published in the London Review of Books, The Guardian, The Telegraph, Poetry London, Ambit and The Rialto among others andhas been commended in the National Poetry Competition. She is a trustee and editor of Magma Poetry magazine and has been poet/artist in residence for the Tate Gallery, the National Trust, conservation organisation Back from the Brink and Royal Holloway University physics department where she was writing about the Cassini Spacecraft. Her poems about the St Ives Modernists are currently on show at Tate St Ives.
Her first collection, SHINE, DARLING, will be published by Offord Road Books in Spring 2020.