Kim Moore’s first collection The Art of Falling was published by Seren in 2015. Her poem ‘In That Year’ was shortlisted for the 2015 Forward Prize for Best Published Poem. Her pamphlet If We Could Speak Like Wolves was a winner in the 2012 Poetry Business Pamphlet Competition. She won an Eric Gregory Award in 2010 and a Northern Writers Award in 2014. She has performed at festivals in the UK, Ireland, Croatia and Holland. After working for 13 years as a trumpet teacher for Cumbria Music Service, she is now studying for a PhD in Creative Writing at Manchester Metropolitan University.