John Kinsella lives on Ballardong Noongar land at ‘Jam Tree Gully’ in the Western Australian wheatbelt, and went to high school on Yamaji land in Geraldton, and has also lived in USA, UK, Ireland and other zones. His recent publications include the poetry volumes The Weave with Thurston Moore (UWAP 2020) and The Ascension of Sheep, Collected Poems Volume One (1980-2005) (UWAP 2021). Previous story collections include the awards-listed Pushing Back (Transit Lounge 2021) and Old Growth (Transit Lounge, 2017). His memoir Displaced: A rural life was published by Transit Lounge in 2020.