Rachel Spence is a poet. Now living in London, she spent nearly ten years in Venice, Italy. She has a pamphlet, Furies (Templar, 2016), and a collection, Bird of Sorrow (Templar, 2018). Her poetry has appeared in publications including PN Review, Envoi, The Indian Quarterly, The Frogmore Papers, Southbank magazine and Iota. Her poem "Antonello’s Song II" was included in the Forward Book of Poetry 2019. In her day job she is a freelance arts writer, chiefly for the Financial Times.