Flo Reynolds is a writer, artist, producer and facilitator of arts and culture projects.
As a writer, Flo’s debut book of poems, the other body, was published by Guillemot Press in 2021. Individual poems have appeared in publications including The White Review, Magma, The Interpreter’s House, Datableed, and many more. They have been awarded DYCP funding by Arts Council England to write their next poetry book, CYMA, in 2023.
Flo also writes fiction and essays, was a columnist for Parallel Magazine, and has published essays on topics as varied as new literature technologies to forage crops for honeybees. No matter the project, Flo’s writing is concerned with ecologies, embodiment, queerness, neurodivergence/disability and speculative fictions.
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As a producer and facilitator, Flo has nearly a decade’s experience in the arts and culture sector. They are passionate about building inclusive, equitable communities through creativity. They are the founder and director of Vessel projects, a platform for new interdisciplinary, collaborative work. They founded the City of Literature Publishing Fair, the NCW Book Club, the Breaking News inclusive current affairs reading group, and webzine Kumquat Poetry (archive). They are a seasoned facilitator and host of literary events and have led creative workshops for adults and young people. Flo works part time at the East Anglian Film Archive, and was formerly Programme Manager at National Centre for Writing, where they managed a diverse portfolio of events, festivals, symposia and talent development projects. Previously they have also been an editorial assistant at the Sainsbury Research Unit for the Arts of Africa, Oceania and the Americas, and a communications assistant at Norwich Heritage And Economic Trust (HEART). They are a graduate of the University of East Anglia and a Clore Emerging Leader (2018).
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