Amy Key grew up in Kent and the North-East; she now lives and works in London. Her first collection Luxe was published by Salt in 2013. She is the author of two pamphlets Instead of Stars and History. In 2014 she edited an anthology of poems on friendship between women Best Friends Forever. Her poems have been widely published in magazines and anthologies including Poetry, the Poetry Review, the New Statesman, Rough Trade Magazine, Best British Poetry 2015, Poetry Please and The Poetry of Sex. Her second book-length collection, Isn’t Forever, a Poetry Book Society Wild Card Choice, is published by Bloodaxe in June 2018.