Rebecca Parfitt

Rebecca Parfitt is originally from Brighton but now lives and works in Cardiff. She has been working in publishing for almost a decade, beginning her career in London before moving to Wales. She is Founder and Editor of the Ghastling – a literary magazine devoted to ghost stories, the macabre and the oh-so-strange.

11666299_10155850589945389_7226510315178981222_n (2)She has published many poems, short stories and reviews in anthologies and magazines. Some of her work has appeared in the Boston Poetry magazine, Dream Catcher, Story Shack, Silver Apples, Dagda, Cheval, Poetry Wales, Wales Arts Review and the Delinquent. She was shortlisted for the Bridport International Poetry Prize, (2010); the Cinnamon Press debut poetry collection award, (2013); she was a finalist for the Aesthetica Creative Writing awards in 2015. Rebecca has recently been given a ‘Writer at Work’ residency by Hay Festival and Arts Council Wales to develop a novel.

Tipped as ‘one to watch’ by Cinnamon press who described her poems as: ‘poised images shimmer with clarity, making the everyday world of relationships brim with unsettling surprise.’

You can order The Days After from the LSL shop.

You can follow Rebecca @EditorRebecca