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 writing has been featured in a number of publications, including STORGY, Poetry Wales, Bandit Fiction, Hypertrophic Press, and Epoque, amongst others, with forthcoming work with Emma Press. 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.

Click here to read a feed of her most recent work, or navigate categories using the links in the sidebar or on the homepage. A CV is available here (up to date as of August 2019).

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 Anatomy of a Home“; published in Bandit Fiction, issue 2, 20/06/2018; republished in Hypertrophic Press, Winter 2018. Non-fiction.
The Day Before“; 20/04/19, Kamena, Spring 2019 Vol. 2, issue 6. Fiction.


The Glass Woman by Caroline Lea”; 21/02/2019, Kamena, Spring 2019 Vol. 1, issue 5. Novel review.
“Zoë Wells on Kate Noakes and Anna Lewis”; 07/05/2020, Poetry Wales, 55.3 Spring 2020. Poetry collection reviews.
“Jonathan Edwards’ Gen: A Human Comedy”; 28/11/2018, Kamena, Autumn 2018 Vol. 2, issue 3. 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.