Ilse Pedler has had poems published in several journals. She was shortlisted in The Rialto Nature Poetry competition in 2014 and 2015, in the Bridport prize 2016, and commended in the Hippocrates 2017. She is the winner of the 2015 Mslexia Pamphlet Competition. Her pamphlet, The Dogs That Chase Bicycle Wheels was published by Seren in March 2016. She works as a veterinary surgeon.