Kirsty Capes is an author based in London. Her fiction and poetry has been published in Rising, Roulade, Token, Thrice Fiction and Mslexia. She was a Penguin Random House WriteNow mentee and a HW Fisher scholar at Curtis Brown Creative. She is currently finishing her PhD in care-experienced fiction at Brunel University London. Her debut novel Careless will be published by Orion Fiction in 2021.