Kent MacCarter is a writer and editor in Melbourne. His previous poetry collections are In the Hungry Middle of Here (Transit Lounge, 2009) and Ribosome Spreadsheet (Picaro, 2011). He is also editor of Joyful Strains: Making Australia Home (Affirm Press, 2013), a non-fiction collection of diasporic, essays from international authors now living, writing from Australia. He is Managing Editor of Cordite Poetry Review.