Writer Lou Kramskoy is Aesthetica’s 2017 Creative Writing Award winner for her fiction story Glassblower’s Lungs. In 2018 she graduated with a Masters in Creative Writing from Birkbeck University and won their creative writing award. She was longlisted for the London Short Story Prize 2018. Other awards include the 2019 London Library Emerging Writer, 2020 W&A Working Class Prize & UEA New Forms Award. She is currently writing a novel.