Zoë Wells is a writer, poet, and recent graduate from the University of Warwick’s BA in English Literature and Creative Writing program. She grew up in Geneva, Switzerland, before moving to the UK to study at UWC Atlantic College, Wales. She is currently based in Leamington Spa.
She primarily writes long-form fiction and is an aspiring novelist. Her work has been featured in a number of publications, including Epoque Press, Bandit Fiction, STORGY, Hypertrophic Press, and White Wall Review, amongst others, with forthcoming work in Poetry Wales. This website collates her published works: short stories, poetry, articles, videos, and performances. She was previously Head Editor at Kamena Magazine, during which time the magazine was shortlisted for a STACK Student Magazine of the Year Award. She is also an English tutor and TEFL-qualified English foreign-language teacher.
Sample works: Short Stories
“A Non-Zero Chance of Pickles”; 10/02/20, STORGY. Fiction.
“To Build a Home”; 20/06/18, White Wall Review. Non-fiction.
“The Day Before“; 20/04/19, Kamena Magazine. Fiction.
“The Anatomy of a Home“; published in Bandit Fiction, issue 2, 20/06/2018; republished in Hypertrophic Press, Winter 2018. Non-fiction.
Sample works: Articles
“The Glass Woman by Caroline Lea”; 21/02/2019, Kamena. Novel review.
“Jonathan Edwards’ Gen: A Human Comedy”; 28/11/2018, Kamena. Poetry collection review.
“Bringing Poetry into the Public Sphere”; 04/09/18, The Boar. Reviews and interviews with those pushing poetry back into everyday life.
“‘Bury Your Gays’: the History of a Negative Trope“; 21/02/18, The Boar. The deep-seeded root of a TV trope that continues to affect the shows we love. Shortlisted for a Boar TV Article of the Year award.