About

Verse Kraken is a magazine of hybrid art

We are OPEN to submissions for issue 2, until December 31st. Our submission guidelines can be read here. If you are interested in our writing retreat, click here.

Tori Truslow is a writer of speculative fiction and poetry who was born in Hong Kong, grew up in Bangkok, and now lives by the sea in England. Her work has sold to Clockwork Phoenix 3, Breaking the Bow: Speculative Fiction Inspired by the Ramayana, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Goblin Fruit and Stone Telling, among others, and she was specially commended in the 2012 James White Award. She was Writer-in-Residence at Shrewsbury International School from 2008 to 2010, which ignited a passion for promoting creativity in education, and she has gone on to deliver workshops for schools, universities, conferences and festivals in Thailand and the UK. Tori has an MA in Writing from the University of Warwick, and during her time there she helped to produce and launch The Draft: Stories from the Warwick MA in Writing.
Claire Trévien is a poet and editor who comes from a small seaside town in Brittany. Together with Odette Toilette, she created Penning Perfumes, a widely-acclaimed creative collaboration between perfumers and poets, for which she also edited an anthology of poetry. She is the editor and founder of Sabotage Reviews (http://sabotagereviews.com) a website promoting and reviewing literary projects living on the edges of the mainstream. Her first pamphlet of poetry, Low-Tide Lottery, was published by Salt in 2011, and her first collection, The Shipwrecked House, is published by Penned in the Margins.
With thanks to everyone who supported our Kickstarter and helped make Verse Kraken a reality
Djibril al-Ayad
Claire B
Clouds
Andrew Bailey
Andie Berryman
D Bubulj
Robert Chesher
Ian Chung
Carrie Etter
Harry Giles
Bill Herbert
David Hirons
Hoot Postcard Review
Amy Key
Alex Dally MacFarlane
Agnes Marton
Andrew McEwan
David McGroarty
Koel Mukherjee
Alexander Nicholson
Lizzie Ostrom
Kathy Pimlott
Robin Rayner
Pk Read
Allysse Riordan
Helene Savvidis
Dan Simpson
Eloise Stonborough
John Stone
Isabella Streffen
Eleanor Turney
Hilary Watson
Helen Weldon
Terry of Wexford
Ashley Whisnant
Cai Wingfield
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