Caroline Hawkridge lives in Cheshire. She wrote women’s health books (Little Brown, Penguin) before turning to her love of poetry. Her poems have been published by small press magazines such as The Dark Horse, The Interpreter’s House and Magma, and Highly Commended by the national Magma, York and Torbay competitions. Her prize-winning poems about bog plants are engraved in the Moorland Discovery Centre. She works freelance as a project manager, agent and researcher for well-established writers.