Jeremy Over is a civil servant living and working near Cockermouth in West Cumbria. His poetry first appeared in the anthology New Poetries II (Carcanet 1999) and his first collection A Little Bit of Bread and No Cheese (Carcanet) was published in 2001. A new collection has recently been published Deceiving Wild Creatures (September 2009). He was the BBC Wildlife Magazine Poet of the Year in 2002.

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