a j carruthers is a poet, performer, critic. Recent works are Axis Book 2, the recorded sound-poem Consonata, and visual works all published in Canada: MS Word Variations 1-11, EPSON L4168 consonant studies (Banff: no press) and The Blazar Axes (Calgary: Spacecraft). Is working as Assoc. Prof. at Nanjing University, in China.
Kate Middleton is an Australian writer. She is the author of the poetry collections Fire Season (Giramondo, 2009), awarded the Western Australian Premier’s Award for Poetry in 2009 and Ephemeral Waters (Giramondo, 2013), shortlisted for the NSW Premier’s award in 2014, and Passage (Giramondo, 2017).