Robert Harper is the founding editor of Bare Fiction Magazine and artistic director of Bare Fiction Theatre Company. He holds a BA in Theatre Studies from RWCMD and has performed in hundreds of productions on radio, screen and stage throughout the UK. Currently completing an MA in Creative Writing (Poetry & Pedagogic Studies) at Manchester Metropolitan University, Robert is also the organiser and leader of the Shrewsbury Poetry Stanza. His poems have featured, or are forthcoming, in various magazines including The Interpreter's House, Prole, Acumen, The Lonely Crowd, Ink Sweat & Tears, and in the anthologies 'Fathers and What Must Be Said', A New Manchester Alphabet , An Anthology to Seamus Heaney , and '#2PoetryAnthology'. He was Highly Commended in the Poetry Book Society Student Poetry Competition 2014.