Ann Gray has a Creative Writing MA from the University of Plymouth. Her most recent collection was At The Gate (Headland, 2008). Her poems have been selected for the Forward Book of Poetry Competition, won the Ballymaloe Poetry Prize and shortlisted for the Forward Best Single Poem in 2015. She was Poet-in-residence at Cambridge University Botanic Garden for the Thresholds University Museums Project, curated by the Poet Laureate in 2013, and is currently a Co-Director of the Bodmin Moor Poetry Festival, now in its 7th year. She lives in Cornwall where she cares for people with dementia.