Kim Moore was born in 1981 and lives and works in Cumbria.
Her first full length collection “The Art of Falling” was published by Seren in April 2015. She won a New Writing North Award in 2014, an Eric Gregory Award in 2011 and the Geoffrey Dearmer Prize in 2012.
In 2014 she was Poet in Residence for Ilkley Literature Festival and Digital Poet in Residence for The Poetry School.
Her first pamphlet ‘ If We Could Speak Like Wolves’ was a winner in The Poetry Business Pamphlet Competition, judged by Carol Ann Duffy. ‘If We Could Speak Like Wolves’ was chosen as an Independent Book of the Year in 2012 and was shortlisted for the Michael Marks Pamphlet Award and the Lakeland Book of the Year Award.
Her poems have been published in Poetry Review, Poetry London, Poem, The TLS, Ambit, The Rialto, The North, Magma, Staple, Stand, Iota, Mslexia, The New Writer, Obsessed With Pipework, Brittle Star, The Interpreter’s House, The Frogmore Papers, Orbis and Other Poetry.
Her work has been anthologised in Salt’s ‘Best British Poetry 2012′ and Oxfam’s ‘Lung Jazz’ .
Her reviews and articles have been published in Poetry Review, Mslexia, Artemis, Agenda and Under the Radar.
She has performed her poetry in various venues around the North West and further afield. Kim is an experienced teacher and workshop leader and has ran poetry workshops for many organisations, including Leeds Writer’s Circle, The Wordsworth Trust, PEN and recently a ten week project in a north west prison for Apples and Snakes.
Kim is available for workshops and readings. Please get in touch for more information.