Kim Moore

Kim Moore (England) read for the 2018 John Hewitt International Summer school, alongside Philip Gross

Kim Moore was born in 1981 and lives and works in Cumbria, where in addition to writing, she also teaches the trumpet. She won an Eric Gregory Award in 2011, the Geoffrey Dearmer Prize in 2012 and a New Writing North Award in 2014. Her pamphlet “If We Could Speak Like Wolves” (Smith/Doorstop, 2012) was a winner in the Poetry Business Pamphlet Competition and was chosen as a 2012 Independent Book of the Year and shortlisted for the Michael Marks Pamphlet Award and Lakeland Book of the Year Award. Her debut collection “The Art of Falling” (Seren, 2015) won the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize. Her second collection “All The Men I Never Married” is forthcoming from Seren in October 2021. 

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. She completed her doctorate in Poetry and Everyday Sexism at Manchester Metropolitan University in 2020.