Olivia Cole is an award-winning poet and journalist, writing for the <em>Spectator</em> and the <em>London Evening Standard</em>. She specialises in the arts, literature and London’s party scene. Olivia was born in 1981 in Kent, and read English at Christ Church, Oxford. <em>Restricted View</em> is her first poetry collection. In 2003 she won an Eric Gregory award, the Society of Authors’ awards for poets under the age of 30.