Helen Ivory is a poet and assemblage artist. Her fourth Bloodaxe Books collection is the semi-autobiographical Waiting for Bluebeard (May 2013). She has co-edited with George Szirtes In Their Own Words: Contemporary Poets on their Poetry (Salt 2012). She edits the webzine Ink Sweat and Tears and is tutor and Course Director for the new UEA/Writers Centre Norwich online creative writing programme. A collaborative Tarot pack with the painter Tom de Freston is due from Gatehouse Press in 2015 and she is currently working on a book of collage/cut-up poems for Knives Forks and Spoons Press.