Degna Stone is a poet based in Tyne & Wear. She is a contributing editor at The Rialto, a co-founder and former managing editor of Butcher’s Dog poetry magazine, and an associate artist with the Poetry Exchange. She holds an MA in Creative Writing from Newcastle University and received a Northern Writers’ Award for her poetry in 2015. She is a fellow of The Complete Works III and a recipient of a
Hawthornden Fellowship. Her poetry pamphlet 'Handling Stolen Goods' is available from Peepal Tree Press.