Chris Woods lives in Lancashire and his background is in General Practice. His poetry has appeared in Acumen, Poetry Review, The Guardian, The Hippocrates Prize Anthologies, PN Review, The British Medical Journal, The London Magazine, The Spectator, and The TLS, and has been broadcast on BBC Radio and Channel 4. He has been a prize-winner in poetry competitions, and his poetry has appeared in anthologies in the UK and America. His first poetry collection, Recovery, is published by Enitharmon Press. His second collection, Dangerous Driving, is published by Comma Press.