Tim Cresswell is a widely published poet in the UK, USA, Canada and Ireland. Poems have appeared in, for instance, The Rialto, Poetry Wales, The Clearing, The Moth, On Site Review and Kudzu House Quarterly. His first collection, Soil, was published in 2013 by Penned in the Margins. His book-length sequence, Fence, appears from the same publisher in October 2015. This sequence is based on the islands of Svalbard and features three voices, including two recovered from historical journals of travel. As a geographer Cresswell is the author of five books including Place, An Introduction (2014) and One the Move: Mobility in the Modern Western World (2006).