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 and won the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize. She won a New Writing North Award in 2014, an Eric Gregory Award in 2011 and the Geoffrey Dearmer Prize in 2012. Kim was one of the judges in the 2018 National Poetry Competition, along with Kei Miller and Mark Waldron and a judge for the 2020 Forward Prizes.
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.
She completed her doctorate in Poetry and Everyday Sexism at Manchester Metropolitan University in 2020.
Her work has been translated into many languages as part of the Versopolis Poetry Project.
Kim is available for workshops, readings and mentoring. Please get in touch for more information