Kate Fox is a poet, performer and comedian. Born in Bradford in 1975, she is the Poet in Residence on BBC Radio 4’s Saturday Live. She has been the Poet in Residence for the BBC2 coverage of the Chelsea Flower Show, and for the Great North Run in 2011 and 2012. Her poems have been broadcast on the BBC2 Daily Politics show, BBC Online, Amnesty International and Radio 3’s The Verb with Ian McMillan.
Kate's one-woman Edinburgh Festival show, Kate Fox News, toured the UK in 2010-11 (4 stars, Sunday Telegraph). She has also appeared at several other major festivals including Latitude, Aldeburgh and Cheltenham. Her poems recently appeared in The Iron Book of Humorous Verse (Iron Press, 2010) and her debut full collection Fox Populi (Smokestack, 2012). She lives in Thirsk.
Kate talks poetry and running in 'The Starting Line' at the Great North Run: