Rachel Piercey is a freelance poet, editor, and tutor. She has co-edited three children’s poetry anthologies with the Emma Press and regularly performs her work and runs poetry workshops in primary schools. Piercey’s poems for adults have been published in various journals, including The Poetry Review, Magma, and The Rialto, as well as two pamphlets with the Emma Press and one with HappenStance. Together with Freya Hartas, she is the author of the Brown Bear Wood series, including Grand Old Oak and the Birthday Ball and If You Go Down to the Woods Today. She lives in London.