Degna Stone

Originally from the Midlands, Degna Stone is a poet and poetry editor based in north east England. They are co-founder and former managing editor of Butcher's Dog poetry magazine, a contributing editor at The Rialto.

They are currently undertaking a PhD  at Northumbria University, examining the joys and challenges faced by artists from the African, Asian and Caribbean diasporas when creating and presenting work in the north of England.

Their debut full-length poetry collection Proof of Life on Earth is published by Nine Arches Press, and they are the co-editor of Whose Heritage?: Challenging Race and Identity in Stuart Hall’s Post-nation Britain (Routledge).

Photo: Matthew Thompson

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