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Based in Greenwich, Fiona Moore has an MBA specialising in organisational culture and a degree in Classics. In 2004, she left her Foreign Office career to write, working part-time for Excellent Development, a sustainable development charity specialising in sand dams. 

The poet served as an assistant editor for The Rialto for several years and is currently on the editorial board for Magma. She reviews poetry (Saboteur Best Reviewer in 2014) and blogs at displacement-poetry.blogspot.co.uk.

Her debut pamphlet, The Only Reason for Time, was a Guardian poetry book of the year and her second, Night Letter, was shortlisted for the Michael Marks Award for Poetry Pamphlets.

Her first full collection, The Distal Point, was published by HappenStance in July 2018. It was a Poetry Book Society recommendation for Autumn 2018, and was shortlisted for the T S Eliot Prize.