Cath Nichols has taught creative writing to university students for fifteen years and is mainly published as a poet for adults. She was short-listed for the Penguin Randomhouse Write Now scheme 2021. She wrote That's Amazing, Mum (2022), with scientists at the University of Leeds. It was given out free to local schools, libraries and foodbanks. She's working on another children's book now about sustainability and cotton. Cath is autistic and queer, and uses a wheelchair outside the house. The published poem is from her collection This is Not a Stunt (Valley Press, 2017).