Adrian Caesar was formerly Associate Professor of English at UNSW@ADFA. More recently, he has split his time between teaching creative writing part-time at ANU and writing full-time. He is the author of several books of literary criticism and his non-fiction novel, The white (Picador, 1999) won the Victorian Premier’s Award for non-fiction and the ACT Book of the Year in 2000. His poetry has been widely published and includes four books, including his latest publication High wire (2006).