Niloofar Fanaiyan writes poetry and short fiction. She was the 2016 Donald Horne Research Fellow at the Centre for Creative and Cultural Research, University of Canberra, where she obtained her PhD.

Anita Patel is a Canberra-based poet and writer. Her collection of poetry, A Common Garment, was published by Recent Work Press in 2019. She has had work published in journals including Cha: An Asian Literary Journal, Demos Journal, Mascara Literary Review, Not Very Quiet Journal, Cordite Poetry Review, Backstory Journal, Other Terrain Journal, Pink Cover Zine, FemAsia Magazine and Eucalypt: a tanka journal. Her poetry was selected for and published in Australian Book Review’s States of Poetry ACT, 2018. She was the guest editor for Issue 2 of Not Very Quiet Journal