Kate Fagan’s previous collections of poetry include The Long Moment and return to a new physics. Her poems have appeared in major anthologies including The Penguin Anthology of Australian Poetry and Calyx: 30 Contemporary Australian Poets, and in the Weekend Australian, the Age and on ABC TV. An acclaimed musician and songwriter, her album Diamond Wheel won the National Film and Sound Archive Award for Best Folk Album. She lectures in literature at the University of Western Sydney.