Founder/Curator - Natalya Anderson is a writer and former ballet dancer from Toronto, Canada. She completed an MA in Creative Writing at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, England, and a Bachelor of Journalism at Ryerson University in Toronto. She won the 2014 Bridport Prize for her poem, 'Clear Recent History', and the poem was also highly commended at the 2015 Forward Prizes. Her poetry has appeared in or is due to appear in Poetry London, The Moth, The Emma Press Anthology of the Sea, The Forward Book of Poetry 2016, the 2015 Poetry Prize Anthology by Live Canon, and other publications. Natalya founded The Poetry Extension in the hopes that poets and dancers from different countries might open their networks and be more supportive of each other's projects.