Josephine Clarke is a poet and short story writer who was also educated in Speech and Drama in the last century. Since 2008 she has been a member of the collective that runs Voicebox poetry readings in Fremantle. She regularly reads her own poetry and is an active participant within the writing sector. In 2019, Josephine was a part of the Emerging Poets programme run by Fremantle Press and WA Poets Inc. In 2020, UWA Publishing will publish her first collection of poetry, Recipe for Risotto.