A Poetry Book Society Recommendation.
Kathryn Simmonds has an MA in Creative Writing from the University of East Anglia and received an Eric Gregory award for young writers in 2002. She has been published in many journals and anthologies, including Seren Selections and her prize-winning pamphlet Snug appeared in 2004 (Smith/Doorstop). Her short stories have been broadcast on Radio 4 and her first radio play Poetry for Beginners will be broadcast early next year. She was the 2006 Poetry London competition and the 2007 Wigtown Competition, Scotland's national poetry competition.
Winner of the United Kingdom's prestigious Forward Poetry Prize for best first collection"