Kate Wakeling

Kate Wakeling is a writer and musicologist. Her debut collection of children’s poetry, Moon Juice (The Emma Press) illustrated by Elīna Brasliņa won the 2017 CLiPPA and was nominated for the 2018 CILIP Carnegie Medal. Kate’s second collection for children, Cloud Soup (The Emma Press) was shortlisted for the 2022 CliPPA and selected as a Book of the Month by the Guardian and the Scotsman. Kate’s work for adults has been commended in the Forward Prizes for Poetry and published widely, including in the Guardian, Magma, Oxford Poetry, The Rialto, Butcher’s Dog and Stand Magazine. A pamphlet of Kate’s poetry for adults, The Rainbow Faults, is published by The Rialto. Photo credit: Sophie Davidson
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