Amelia Dale is a Sydney writer and researcher. She has a PhD in eighteenth-century literature from the University of Sydney. She is the author of the chapbook METADATA (Stale Objects dePress), as well as creative work published by SUS Press, Voiceworks and featured on Radio 2SER. She is currently working on a monograph on eighteenth-century quixotic narratives and a novel.
Gretchen Shirm is a Sydney writer. Her first book Having Cried Wolf (2010) was shortlisted for the UTS/Glenda Adams Award for New Writing. She was named as a 2011 Sydney Morning Herald Best Young Australian Novelist. Her work has been published in The Saturday Paper, Best Australian Stories, Australian Book Review, The Australian, The Monthly, The Sydney Morning Herald, Review of Australian Fiction and Southerly.
Kate Middleton is an Australian writer. She is the author of the poetry collections Fire Season (Giramondo, 2009), awarded the Western Australian Premier’s Award for Poetry in 2009 and Ephemeral Waters (Giramondo, 2013), shortlisted for the NSW Premier’s award in 2014. From September 2011-September 2012 she was the inaugural Sydney City Poet.