Cath Drake lives in London and has been published in anthologies and literary magazines in the UK, Australia and US. Her pamphlet Sleeping with Rivers won the Mslexia/PBS Women’s Poetry Pamphlet Competition in 2013 and was a Poetry Book Society Choice. She has been short-listed for the Manchester Poetry Prize and was second in the 2017 Resurgence Poetry School Eco-poetry Prize (now called Ginkgo) and highly commended in the same prize in 2019. Her work has included campaigning, copywriting and storytelling for good causes, environmental writing and award-winning journalism. The Shaking City is her first full collection. She is also a mindfulness teacher and runs writing workshops. Find out more on her website www.cathdrake.com.