ABOUT THE TEAM
Isabelle Kenyon is a northern writer and the author of chapbooks: This is not a Spectacle, Digging Holes To Another Continent (Clare Songbirds Publishing House, New York, 2018), Potential (Ghost City Press, 2019), Growing Pains (Indigo Dreams Publishing Ltd, 2020) and one short story with Wild Pressed Books (Short Story 'The Town Talks', 2020). She is the editor of Fly on the Wall Press, a socially conscious small press for chapbooks and anthologies. She has had poems and articles published internationally in journals such as Ink, Sweat and Tears and newspapers such as The Somerville Times and The Bookseller.
She was listed in the Streetcake Experimental Writing Prize 2020; 2019 and for The Word, Lichfield Cathedral Competition 2019. Her poems have been published in poetry anthologies by Indigo Dreams Publishing, Verve Poetry Press, and Hedgehog Poetry Press.
She has performed at Cheltenham Poetry Festival and Verbose, Manchester in 2020, Leeds International Festival as part of the 'Sex Tapes', Apples and Snakes' 'Deranged Poetesses' in 2019 and Coventry Cathedral's Plum Line Festival in 2018. She is a fierce dog and guinea pig lover and a confessed caffeine addict.
She can be contacted at for press opportunities or if your email is regarding her freelance author services, independent of her work for Fly on the Wall Press.
Social Media Campaign Manager (Freelance)
Kayla is a recent graduate of Lancaster University, with an MA in Creative Writing. She is incredibly passionate about championing the diversity and talent that the North can offer the publishing industry, especially with independent presses.
Loves everything poetry, from writing it to reading it, and is currently preparing her first pamphlet to send out for submissions soon. Can match Isabelle's caffeine addiction with her love for tea. She can be contacted for social media related enquiries at
Assistant Reader and Proofreader (Freelance)
With twelve years in teaching and editing, with a Politics and French BA, Sarah-Jayne is well-placed to fine-tune collections for a political small press! She also happens to have edited Isabelle's essays her whole life...
In the past, we have worked with excellent graduates and guest readers on a voluntary basis. Should you wish to enquire about a position, do see our 'Work With Us' information.