Ioney Smallhorne


is a writer, performance poet, film maker and educator, born and breed in Nottingham. Winner of the Writing East Midlands/Serendipity BlackInk Writing Competition 2021. Shortlisted for the Sky Arts/Royal Society of Literature fiction award 2021, longlisted for the Jerwood Fellowship, 2017, shortlisted by Caribbean Small-Axe poetry prize, 2016. Selected for Peepal Tree Press’s, Inscribe mentoring programme. Earned a MA in Creative Writing & Education from Goldsmiths.  Co-lead facilitator for Gobs Poetry collective.

Ioney's work in Makarelle:

Makarelle Autumn 21:
Short Story Fiction (Feature!):

Mimba's Hands