Chris Kinsey

The river’s sneaking low.-

On the one deep, slow, bend,
the shallows shush
and the sleeping moon bobs.

Chris Kinsey was BBC Wildlife Poet of the Year in 2008. She received an Arts Council of Wales Writer’s Bursary in 2000. Her two collections Kung Fu Lullabies and Cure for a Crooked Smile are both published by Ragged Raven Press (UK).  A further collection, Swarf is forthcoming from Smokestack Books. She has had poems for children and young people commissioned and published by Pont Books. Her first two stage plays have been given rehearsed readings by Aberystwyth Arts Centre and The National Theatre. Her short film script Legless was shortlisted by TAPs (Cymru) for production. Chris also writes poetry reviews and a regular Nature Diary for Cambria the National Magazine of Wales. Chris has two rescue greyhounds and has been dubbed Greyhounds’ Poet Laureate. She lives in rural Wales UK.