Cassandra Atherton is a widely anthologised prose poet and a leading scholar on prose poetry. She was a Visiting Scholar in English at Harvard University and a Visiting Fellow at Sophia University, Tokyo. She is the recipient of national and international research grants and awards, including VicArts and Australia Council grants. Cassandra’s books of prose poetry include Exhumed, (2015); Trace (2015); Pre-Raphaelite (2018) and Leftovers (2020). She is co-author with Paul Hetherington of a scholarly study of the prose poem for Princeton University Press.