Dr. J. R. Carpenter
is an artist, writer, and researcher working on questions of place, displacement, migration, and climate change across performance, print, and digital media. Her digital poem The Gathering Cloud won the New Media Writing Prize 2016. Her debut poetry collection An Ocean of Static was highly commended by the Forward Prizes 2018. Her most recent collection This is a Picture of Wind was listed in The Guardian’s Best Poetry Books of 2020. She was Writer in Residence at University of Alberta 2020-2021 and is currently a postdoctoral Research Fellow at Winchester School of Art.