Alex Josephy lives in London and Italy. Her poetry pamphlet Other Blackbirds was published by Cinnamon Press in March 2016. Her poems have appeared in magazines and anthologies in print and online, and have won awards, including the McLellan prize 2014 and the Battered Moons prize 2013. During May/June 2016, she was Poet in Residence at Rainham Hall gardens, Essex. She is currently working on an illustrated collection of poems set in central Italy.