Kim is an award winning poet
Kim 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.
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 is currently a PhD student at Manchester Metropolitan University where she is exploring how to write poetry about sexism.
Kim is also a founding director of the Kendal Poetry Festival.
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