Maggie Mackay is a jazz and whisky loving MA graduate from Manchester Metropolitan University. She has a fascination for family history which informs much of her work online, e.g. Ink,Sweat&Tears, Amaryllis, Algebra of Owls and in print at Three Drops Press,The Writers' Cafe Magazine, The Interpreter's House, Prole, The Curlew, Northwords Now, I am Not a Silent Poet. One of her poems is included in the award-winning #MeToo anthology while others have been nominated for The Forward Prize, Best Single Poem in 2017 and 2018 and for the Pushcart Prize last year. Next year she begins a PhD in Poetry at the University of Strathclyde.