Autumn Royal is a poet, researcher and teacher based in Narrm/Melbourne. Her current research examines elegiac expression in contemporary poetry. Autumn is interviews editor for Cordite Poetry Review and author of the poetry collection She Woke & Rose.

Lucy Van writes poetry and nonfiction. She is a Melbourne Research Fellow at the University of Melbourne, working on the monograph The Beginning of the Poem. Figures, her spoken poetry EP, was realised by Laila Sakini and released by Purely Physical in 2017.