Pauline Yarwood is a poet and potter living in Cumbria. Her poems have appeared in The North, The Interpreter’s House and Fire Crane. In 2013 she was mentored by Judy Brown at the Wordsworth Trust, and in the same year collaborated with the artist Kate Bentley to write a series of poems for the catalogue of her exhibition, Skyline. She is a member of Brewery Poets and has read as guest poet at the Brewery Arts Centre, for A Poem and a Pint, April Poets, Settle Sessions and for the Wordsworth Trust at Zeffirellis in Ambleside. In June 2016, with Kim Moore, she co-directed the first Kendal Poetry Festival which they are now planning to hold as an annual event.