Kathryn Gray was born in Wales and now lives in North London. Recipient of an Eric Gregory Award, her first collection, The Never-Never (Seren, 2004), was shortlisted for the T. S. Eliot Prize and the Forward Prize for Best First Collection. An artist’s book with Mary Modeen, Uncertain Territories, appeared from Pharos Editions in 2011, and a pamphlet, Flowers, was published by Rack Press in 2016. Her collection of interviews with leading Welsh and Wales-associated poets, Voices and Visions: Interviews with the Contemporary English-Language Poets of Wales, was released by Peter Lang in 2019. Gray’s reviews and essays have been published widely, and she has been a contributor to arts programmes for the BBC. She is a former editor of New Welsh Review and Parthian Books, and currently co-helms the digital poetry journal Bad Lilies.
Kathryn's second collection Hollywood or Home is forthcoming in 2023.