Marilyn Ricci is a poet, playwright and editor. Her poetry has been published in a wide range of magazines including The Rialto, The Interpreter’s House, Magma and London Grip. Working with other poets, she has translated Somali poetry which appeared in Modern Poetry In Translation. Her pamphlet, Rebuilding a Number 39, was published by HappenStance Press in 2008 and her first full collection, Night Rider, was published by SoundsWrite Press in 2017. For many years she worked for the Open University and now lives in Leicestershire.