Kathryn Hummel is the author of four volumes of poetry, Poems from Here, The Bangalore Set, The Body That Holds and splashback. Her fifth book, Lamentville, is forthcoming with Singapore’s Math Paper Press. Uncollected, her digital media / poetry, non-fiction, fiction and scholarly research has been published and presented worldwide. Winner of the NEC / Meanjin Essay Writing Competition (1997) and the Melbourne Lord Mayor’s Dorothy Porter Award for poetry (2013). Her writing has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize (2013), The Atlas Review’s Open Non-Fiction Chapbook competition (2016) and was shortlisted for the 2017 Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize. A former writer / artist in various residences, she holds a PhD for studies in narrative ethnography, lives between Australia and South Asia and edits non-fiction and travel writing for Australian literary journal Verity La.