Anna Selby was born in Shropshire in 1982. She is a graduate of the Creative Writing MA at the University of East Anglia, is a specialist in international poetry and is co-editor of The World Record, an anthology of contemporary world poetry forthcoming from Bloodaxe, with a foreword by Simon Armitage. Anna’s poetry has been published in Magma, Smiths Knoll, The Rialto and the Cinnamon Anthology of Young British Poets. Anna works as Literature and Spoken Word Co-ordinator at the Southbank Centre and is an associate artist of dance-film company, State of Flux. She was one of four writers selected from the UK to travel to Bangladesh with the British Council as part of a writing exchange project with Bangladeshi writers.