Susan Richardson is a poet, performer, educator and editor, whose work engages with a range of environmental issues including wildlife conservation and climate change. Her third poetry collection, skindancing was published by Cinnamon Press in 2015. In addition to her recent residency with the Marine Conservation Society, she is currently poet-in-residence with the global animal welfare initiative, World Animal Day, and also the British Animal Studies Network. Susan has performed at festivals throughout the UK, for organisations such as WWF and Friends of the Earth, on BBC 2, Radio 4 and at Universities both nationally and internationally. She co-edits Zoomorphic, the digital literary magazine that publishes work in celebration and defence of wild animals. Her fourth poetry collection, Words the Turtle Taught Me, themed around endangered marine species, will be published in 2018.