Lizz Murphy writes between Binalong, NSW and Canberra, ACT. She writes in a variety of styles from prose poetry to micro poetry and also works in art & text. She has published thirteen books. Her eight poetry titles include Shebird (PressPress), Walk the Wildly (Picaro; Ginninderra), and Two Lips Went Shopping (Spinifex Press). She is published inter/nationally, is a former Canberra Times Poetry Editor, and has worked in regional arts development and marketing in arts and publishing. She instigated the 2018–19 Postcards from the Sky art & text project at Belconnen Arts Centre, which continues as a collective.

Barbara Holloway is a Visiting Fellow at the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences, specialising in writing on environmental histories and conservation practices.