Diane Fahey’s The wing collection: new & selected poems, was published by Puncher and Wattmann in 2011. Her previous collection, Sea wall and river light, was a winner of the ACT Government’s Judith Wright Prize. Diane has received writer’s grants from the Australia Council, been awarded residencies in Venice, at Hawthornden International Writers’ Centre, and The Tyrone Guthrie Centre, and has been writer in residence at Ormond College, University of Melbourne, and at the University of Adelaide. She holds a PhD from University of Western Sydney titled ‘Places and Spaces of the Writing Life’.