Caroline Carver’s a National poetry prize winner, a Commended, and has won a number of other awards. She’s a Hawthornden Fellow, and has lived in many countries including Jamaica and Canada. She now lives by the sea near Falmouth, and is active in South West Cornwall poetry activities. However she did spend some time across the Tamar during her two year residency with the Marine Institute, Plymouth University. Caroline’s published five collections and one pamphlet, and her work’s been translated into French, Italian and Romanian. She gives workshops, readings and talks in wide-ranging places. She carries a torch for whales.