Isabelle Kenyon

Fly on the Wall Press

Isabelle Kenyon is a Manchester writer and the author of 5 poetry books including Growing Pains (Indigo Dreams). In 2018 she founded Fly on the Wall Press, a political publisher of fiction and poetry, achieving Small Press finalist status at the British Book Awards for the last four years. She has had work published internationally in journals such as Ink, Sweat and Tears and newspapers such as The Somerville Times and The Bookseller. She coordinates the Northern Fiction Alliance at Comma Press and runs PR campaigns for writers and publishers under Kenyon Author Services ( She has performed at Cheltenham Poetry Festival and Verbose, Manchester in 2020, Leeds International Festival as part of the ‘Sex Tapes’, Apples and Snakes’ ‘Deranged Poetesses’ in 2019 and Coventry Cathedral’s Plum Line Festival in 2018. She is currently working on her first debut novel, funded by Arts Council England: ‘The Dark Within Them’ to be released in March 2024.