Senior Poetry Editor for Helios Quarterly Magazine
Reiss McGuinness is a current MA student in Creative Writing at Bath Spa University, studying the poetry specific modules of the course. He is committed to writing poetry collections that explore themes of estrangement, alienation, social violence, otherness and things people leave unsaid. He also writes dark fantasy poetry that has appeared in Spectral Realms, as well as haiku, which have appeared in The Mainichi Shimbun and Lakeview Journal. His favorite writers include Tim Liardet, Jennifer Militello, Basho, Ritsos, David Harsent, Kafka and H.P. Lovecraft.