Chris McCabe was born in Liverpool in 1977. He has published poems in a number of places including Manhattan Review, Magma and Poetry Review. His first collection, The Hutton Inquiry, was published by Salt in 2005 and was followed by Zeppelins in 2008. As well as recording a CD with The Poetry Archive his play Shad Thames, Broken Wharf was performed at the London Word Festival and subsequently published by Penned in the Margins in 2010. THE RESTRUCTURE was published by Salt in April 2012.