Jacqueline Saphra organises the successful ‘Shuffle’ poetry readings in London and is one of the editors of UK poetry journal Magma. Her first collection The Kitchen of Lovely Contraptions was shortlisted for the Aldeburgh Festival First Collection Prize. She has a whole previous incarnation as a playwright and was also a very successful participant in Cove Park’s Fielding Programme, where the eponymous poem of her debut collection was conceived.