Caitlin McKenna

Caitlin McKenna (they/she) is a queer, communist, vegan poet from Leeds. In the last year, Caitlin has been working as a writer across the North and performing at spoken word events and festivals, alongside getting pieces published in various journals. They were included in a CLMP reading list and nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2021, and the Griffin Poetry Prize in 2022. Their debut chapbook Now Say It Back was released by Bent Key Publishing in 2022. Co-founding literary affinity group Bone Down, Caitlin is dedicated to creating accessible, experimental artistic spaces. Her poetry showcases a profoundly confessional style and an unapologetically confrontational voice.