Kim Lasky grew up in Essex and now lives on the coast in Sussex. She has a Creative Writing doctorate from the University of Sussex, where she spent time as Writer in Residence in the Physics and Astronomy department, and led an innovative project using poetry to help engineers learn a set of equations. She enjoys collaboration and has worked with scientists, artists and filmmakers.
Kim’s poems have been published in journals in the UK and US and have featured in Resurgence Magazine and as the Guardian’s Poem of the Week. She received an Arts Council Award in 2009. Her work has been recognised in competitions including The Frogmore Poetry Prize, Hippocrates Awards, The Bridport Prize, The Templar Pamphlet and Collection Awards, and in 2011 won the Agenda Poetry competition. Her first short collection What it Means to Fall was published by Tall Lighthouse Press.
Kim has been commended in the Hippocrates Prize (NHS category) 2013. Her sequence Eclipse will be published by Templar as an Iota Shot pamphlet in 2013.
She was a winner in the 2012 Book & Pamphlet Competition, judged by Simon Armitage.