Cassandra Atherton is a widely anthologised and award-winning prose poet and scholar of prose poetry. She was a Harvard Visiting Scholar in English and a Visiting Fellow at Sophia University. She co-authored Prose Poetry: An Introduction (Princeton University Press, 2020) and co-edited the Anthology of Australian Prose Poetry (Melbourne University Press, 2020). She is associate editor at MadHat Press (USA) and Professor of Writing and Literature at Deakin University.

Paul Hetherington is a distinguished Australian poet who has won or been nominated for over thirty national and international awards and competitions and is Professor of Writing at the University of Canberra, head of the International Poetry Studies Institute and founder of the International Prose Poetry Group. He is co-author of Prose Poetry: An Introduction (Princeton University Press, 2020).