Kate Behrens was born in London and currently lives in Oxfordshire. She has one daughter. Her first collection of poems, The Beholder (Two Rivers Press, 2012), was reviewed by Michael Begnal in Eyewear, who said "the astute reader will recognise that a genuinely compelling artist has entered our midst." Kate was a runner up in the 2010 Mslexia competition and has a poem in Portfolio - Dartington Hall School Artists 1926-1987, edited by Alice Leach (2011). She reads regularly at poetry events in Reading.