Carol Leeming was born and partly raised in Leicester and Jamaica. She is a published poet, e.g. in Out of Bounds Anthology Bloodaxe 2012, Crystal Voices: 10 years of Crystal Clear Creators Anthology 2015. Also a playwright, her plays have been performed in theatres and broadcast for BBC Radio 4, e.g. ‘Reality Check play was shortlisted for Imison/Tinniswood Award (Society of Authors & Writers Guild). Carol is a multi-disciplinary artist, working also in music, still and moving digital media, A notable work for which she received many accolades, is the choreopoem ‘The Loneliness of the Long Distance Diva, performed by Carol at Curve Theatre, for 2012 Cultural Olympiad In 2014. Carol received the Siobhan Logan Award, Writing for Listeners for her second choreopoem Love the Life You Live…Live the Life You Love, published in the Hidden Stories Book published by Centre for New Writing Leicester University & Phoenix Leicester in 2015.