Born 1986, Jo Brandon was raised in Lincolnshire and is currently based in Leeds. She graduated from Bretton Hall (University of Leeds) in 2007 with a First BA Honours in Creative Writing. For the last year she has worked voluntarily for Cadaverine Magazine as Prose and Poetry Editor and currently as Marketing Manager. She's had short fiction and poetry featured in Dream Catcher, Aesthetica, Cadaverine and The Scribe, as well as local media and anthologies. A keen performer of her work, she appeared at the 2007 Planet Leeds Festival. Jo is also an active creative workshop leader. She is currently putting together her debut collection of poetry entitled Phobia and working on her first novella, 'Vir Ut Meretrix'.