Mo Kerr’s working life began as a casting and post-production assistant on films and TV. After the birth of her two daughters, Mo pursued a career in public sector housing and later, as a consultant, led task force teams on homeless and rent arrears projects in London.
As well as having short stories and poems published in literary magazines or placed or shortlisted in writing competitions such as Writing Magazine and The Fiction Desk, Mo has performed at a number of events, including The Lighter Side, at the Quarry Theatre, Bedford, International Women’s Day and National Poetry Days. One of her poems, Highland Fling, was set to music and performed as part of a Heritage Fund Lottery event organised by the University of Bedfordshire. A co-founder and Secretary of The Bedford Competition, Mo also undertakes the marketing and organising of events for the group. .
Work on a thriller/romance novel, Cold Moon Rising, is in progress as is collaboration with illustrator, Nora Haikala, on a series of children’s picture books featuring Grandma Mo and a cat called Siamese Joe. Mo and Nora give readings to children at libraries, theatres and bookshops.
Until Amy is Found – Thirteen Dark Tales – is Mo’s first anthology of short stories.