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Ella Frears

Ella Frears

Board Member
Ella Frears is a trustee and editor for Magma. She was a Jerwood/Arvon mentee and is currently Poet in Residence at Royal Holloway Physics Dept. Her debut pamphlet, Passivity, Electricity, Acclivity is forthcoming with Goldsmiths Press Nov 2017.
Susannah Hart

Susannah Hart

Board Member
Susannah Hart is a London-based poet who also works as a business writer. Her poetry has been widely published and has been a trustee of Magma since 2015.
Lucy Howard-Taylor

Lucy Howard-Taylor

Board Member
Lucy Howard-Taylor has worked for the Royal Society of Literature and Sydney Theatre Company in Australia. She has an MA in Studies in Poetry from Durham University and is a published author and poet.
Lisa Kelly

Lisa Kelly

Board Member
Lisa Kelly is half Danish and half deaf. Her pamphlet Bloodhound is published by Hearing Eye. She hosts poetry events at the Torriano Meeting House, London and has an MA in Creative Writing from Lancaster University.
Jenna Lee

Jenna Lee

Administrator
Jenna joined the Magma team in November 2016 as administrator and handles the nitty gritty, behind-the-scenes logistics of the magazine. She’s also a part-time psychology student in London.
Cheryl Moskowitz

Cheryl Moskowitz

Board Member
Cheryl Moskowitz is a US born UK based poet, translator and novelist. Trained in dramatherapy and psychodynamic counselling she runs writing projects in various health-care, educational and community settings. She is Resident Poet in a large North London primary school.
Helen Nicholson

Helen Nicholson

Board Member
Helen, a founder member of the Magma team, now lives in Fife. She recently completed an MFA in Creative Writing at St Andrews and is enjoying exploring the vibrant Scottish poetry scene.
Stav Poleg

Stav Poleg

Board Member
Stav Poleg’s poetry has appeared in The New Yorker, Poetry London and Poetry Ireland Review. Her graphic-novel installation “Dear Penelope,” with artist Laura Gressani, was acquired by the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art.
Jane R Rogers

Jane R Rogers

Board Member
Jane R Rogers is a graduate of the OU Creative Writing course, a member of London’s ‘Greenwich Poetry Workshop’ and a published poet. Jane lives in London and misses the West Country.
Laurie Smith

Laurie Smith

Board Member
Laurie Smith helped start Magma in 1994, has edited 9 issues, been Chair and is now Company Secretary.  He co-leads the Let's Think in English programme at King's College London and teaches literature at the City Lit.
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