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Flynx is a mid-twenties enthusiast for the arts based in Manchester, UK. On the site you will find thoughts and reviews on everything the theatre, music and arts scene has to offer. You'll find lifestyle posts about extra special local restaurants, food and books; or read my experiences of different countries as I travel around the world looking for adventure. You can also purchase my published works in the online shop.



In addition to this site I am the Twitter Curator for For Books' Sake championing writing by women, you can follow us here. I write theatre reviews for North West End and gig reviews on Are We Alive?. For any business enquiries you may have please complete the form below. I have an MA (Distinction) in Creative Writing and a BA Hons. in English and Media, Communications and Culture. I offer creative copywriting, reviews, guest posts and poetry commissions and am currently available for any relevant work. For any photography enquiries please visit www.samanthaguess.com.

Awards, Publications and Performances

2013 - Winner of the Roy Fisher Prize for Poetry

            Poetry Pamphlet Swallowing Sand published by Long Face Press

2014 - Shortlisted for the Jane Martin Poetry Prize at Cambridge University

2015 - Performed spoken word at Bare Fiction event at Apotheca, NQ, Manchester

           Wrote the poem/script for the 'I Am Holly' Anti-bullying Campaign Video (1.5m views on YouTube)

2017 - Performed spoken word at Prole Books' event Prole Writes, Chorlton, Manchester
           Performed spoken word at Paris Lit Up, Paris

2018 - Performed at That's What She Said poetry night by For Books' Sake at Tribeca, Manchester

           Featured poet as part of the Instagram Poetry Exhibition in the National Poetry Library, Southbank Centre,                     London

2019 - Poems on the theme of 'Illness' longlisted by The Emma Press
           Poem 'Waking' published on Dear Damsels