Wayne Holloway-Smith lives in London. His debut collection of poetry, Alarum, was published by Bloodaxe Books in 2017, and was a Poetry Book Society guest selector’s choice, and shortlisted for the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry Prize and the Roehampton Poetry Prize. He won the Poetry Society’s Geoffrey Dearmer Prize in 2016. I CAN'T WAIT FOR THE WENDING, his box of poetry, was published by Test Centre in 2018.