Below are Biographical Notes for Contributors to morphrog25:


Contributors to morphrog25


Ella Walsworth-Bell

Ella is a speech therapist living and working in Cornwall. She writes about motherhood and mental health, sometimes at the same time. Her work has been published in Outspoken Press, Paperbound, Mythic Circle and Dawntreader. She cares for her autistic son and spends every summer living aboard a boat in the Isles of Scilly.

Ian Heffernan

Ian was born just outside London, where he still lives. He studied at UCL and SOAS and works with the homeless. His poetry has been published recently in the High Window, the Raintown Review, Morphrog, London Grip, Acumen, Ink Sweat & Tears, South Bank Poetry and elsewhere. 

Rodney Wood

Rodney lives in Farnborough, his poetry has appeared recently in The High Window Press, The Ofi Press, Magma, Jerryjazzmusician, Mary Evans Picture Library and Envoi. His pamphlets are Dante Called You Beatrice, which was published in 2017, and When Listening Isn’t Enough in 2021. He is co-host the monthly open mic nights at The Lightbox in Woking. 

Heather Sager

Heather lives in Illinois. Her most recent poetry appears in Version (9)MagmaThe OrchardsRed EftThe Bosphorus Review of BooksBluepepper, ActiveMuseShabd Aaweg ReviewFahmidan Journal, and more. Her recent fiction appears in The Fabulist and elsewhere.

Ian C. Smith

Ian’s work has been published in Antipodes, BBC Radio 4 Sounds, cordite, The Dalhousie Review, Griffith Review, Poetry Salzburg Review, Southword, & The Stony Thursday Book. His seventh book is wonder sadness madness joy, Ginninderra (Port Adelaide). He writes in the Gippsland Lakes area of Victoria, and on Flinders Island.

Mark McDonnell

Mark had a long career in industry, living and working in Barcelona, Miami and Cambridge, England.  He then trained as a Psychotherapist and began to devote more time to his writing.  His work has been published in Ink, Sweat and Tears and Rialto

Gordon Scapens

Gordon has been published over many years in a variety of magazines, journals, anthologies and competitions. He lives in a suburb of Preston with his wife, who is friend, critic, muse and editor. He plays acoustic guitar averagely.


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