Ella Frears is a poet and visual artist based in London. She’s had poems in the London Review of Books, Poetry London, Ambit, and The Rialto among others and was a finalist for the Arts Foundation Fellowship in Poetry. She’s a trustee and editor for Magma poetry magazine and has completed residencies for the National Trust, Tate Britain, K6 Gallery and Royal Holloway University. Her poems about the St Ives Modernists are currently on show at Tate St Ives. Ella’s poem ‘Fucking in Cornwall’ was commended in this year’s National Poetry Competition.
Ella's debut collection, Shine, Darling, was published in 2020 by Offord Road Books and shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best First Collection.