Jen Campbell, 25, grew up in the North-East of England, just outside Newcastle Upon Tyne. She graduated with an MA in English Literature from Edinburgh University and now lives in London, where she works at an antiquarian bookshop.
Her poetry has been published in Poetry London, The Rialto, The Interpreter's House, Obsessed with Pipework, Shearsman, Agenda, Tears in the Fence and elsewhere. Her work has placed in the Kent and Sussex Poetry Competition, York Open Poetry Competition and others. She is one of Agenda's Chosen Young Broadsheet Poets, and her poem 'Oxford Circus' was made into a short film played across the London Underground.
Her first poetry collection, The Hungry Ghost Festival, has just been published by The Rialto. http://www.therialto.co.uk/pages/pamphlets/the-hungry-ghost-festival/
Jen is also the author of the bestselling 'Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops' (April 2012), and is represented by Ed Victor Literary Agency. http://jen-campbell.blogspot.com