Anne Caldwell is a lecturer with The Open University in the U.K. and a freelance writer. Her latest poetry collection is Painting the Spiral Staircase (Cinnamon 2016). In 2019, she co-edited The Valley Press Anthology of Prose Poetry (Valley Press) with Professor Oz Hardwick and was awarded Arts Council funding to set up She is currently completing a PhD in Creative Writing at the University of Bolton.

Elena Ostrovskaya is an Associate Professor is an Associate Professor in the Research School of Physics, the Australian National University.