US-born Cheryl Moskowitz studied Psychology at Sussex University, and started out as an actor/playwright, and performance poet with the radical 1980s poetry collective Angels of Fire. She has been published in The Poetry Review, The Rialto, Magma, and The Manhattan Review amongst others; won prizes in the Bridport, Troubadour, Kent & Sussex and Hippocrates poetry competitions; and was a 2018 Moth Poetry Prize finalist. Her poem ‘Hotel Grief’ was commended in the 2019 National Poetry Competition. Cheryl has two poetry collections: The Girl is Smiling (Circle Time Press) and one for children. With composer Alastair Gavin she runs the All Saints Sessions, an innovative poetry and electronics performance series in North London.