Chris Considine

Chris Considine is a poet and former school-teacher who lived for many years in Swaledale, North Yorkshire, before moving to Plymouth. Her publications include St. Cuthbert and Bystanders (Redbeck Press, 2001) and Swaledale Sketchbook (Smith/Doorstop Books, 2002), which was shortlisted for the Forward Prize in the best first collection category in 2002. Her first full collection, Learning to Look, was published by Peterloo Poets in 2003, followed by Quarll, also from Peterloo, in 2006 and Behind the Lines (Cinnamon Press, 2011). At the beginning of 2004 Chris was a Hawthornden Fellow.

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