Chris McCabe was shortlisted for the Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry 2013. His collections include The Hutton Inquiry, Zeppelins and THE RESTRUCTURE and he has recorded a CD with the Poetry Archive. His plays Shad Thames, Broken Wharf and Mudflats have been performed in London and Liverpool. His prose book about the dead poets of West Norwood Cemetery, In the Catacombs, and his fourth poetry collection, Speculatrix, were both published by Penned in the Margins in 2014. He works as the Poetry Librarian at the Saison Poetry Library and teaches for the Poetry School.