Andrew Forster has published two collections of poetry with Flambard Press: Fear of Thunder, shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best First Collection in 2008, and Territory. His poems are featured on the AQA GCSE syllabus and he reads as part of the annual ‘Poetry Live’ series. He won a Northern Writers’ Award in 2014. His latest collection, Homecoming, is published by Smith Doorstop. His work explores what it means to make a home in a particular place. Territory focuses on Leadhills, a tiny village in South West Scotland, and Homecoming explores his settling in Cumbria after 20 years in Scotland. He is Literature Officer for the Wordsworth Trust.