Caitlin Maling is a WA poet with two collections out through Fremantle Press, the most recent of which, Border Crossing, was published earlier this year. Her first collection Conversations I’ve Never Had, was shortlisted in the WA Premier Awards and for the Dame Mary Gilmore Award. Individual poems from these collections have won the Val Vallis Award and been shortlisted for the Newcastle Poetry Prize and the Judith Wright Prize. She divides her time between Fremantle, Sydney and Cervantes.
Robert Wood has interned for Overland and Wild Dingo Press, worked for Australian Poetry, edited for Peril and Cordite, been a columnist for Cultural Weekly and is on the faculty of The School of Life. At present he works for the Centre for Stories.