In Some Pink Star Sophie Essex explores the correlation between sex and violence, the willingness of either and both. Threading colour references as in the evolution of a bruise, she uses surface tension to hint at greater depths, to construct and deconstruct a body in relationships.
Atomic Number 78
This Is The Colour Of My Dreams
Silent Red Avalanche
Sophie Essex is a softcore bunny and sexual synesthete living in Norwich where she promotes her adoration of poetry through micro-publisher Salò Press, lit-mag Fur-Lined Ghettos, and monthly open-mic night Volta. Her work has previously appeared in Leste, Lighthouse, The Belleville Park Pages, HVTN, and others. Her first pamphlet 'Objects of Desire' was published by Pyramid Editions in 2015.