R. M. Francis is a writer from the Black Country. He graduated from Teesside University with distinction in his Creative Writing MA and is currently researching his PhD at the University of Wolverhampton. His work has been published in many online and print publications. His first Chapbook collection, Transitions, was published by The Black Light Engine Room in 2015. His second, Orpheus, was published with Lapwing Publications (2016), and his third, Corvus' Burnt-Wing Love Balm and Cure-All, will be out withThe Black Light Engine room in 2018. His first full collection has been accepted by Smokestack Books.