Born and educated in Scotland, Moira Andrew is an ex-teacher and Head Teacher. She was also a lecturer in education at Craigie College of Education, Ayr, and part-time tutor in Creative Writing at the University of Glamorgan. Now a full-time writer and poet-in-schools, Moira has been writing and publishing poetry since the 1980s. Much of her work has been for children and teachers. On the death of her husband, Moira moved from Cardiff to Cornwall. She now lives with her partner in Somerset where she has returned to her first love, writing poetry for adults.