Paul Munden is Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Canberra, where he is also Program Manager for the International Poetry Studies Institute (IPSI), running the annual Poetry on the Move festival. He has published five collections, most recently The Bulmer Murder (Recent Work Press, 2017) and Chromatic (UWA Publishing, 2017). He was reader for Stanley Kubrick from 1988–98, and has been Director of the UK’s National Association of Writers in Education (NAWE) since 1994. He has worked as conference poet for the British Council and edited Feeling the Pressure: poetry and science of climate change (British Council, 2008). In 2017 he was placed second in the Ruskin Prize for Poetry, and highly commended in the Manchester Cathedral Poetry Competition. He is co-editor with Nessa O'Mahony of Metamorphic: 21st century poets respond to Ovid (Recent Work Press, 2017).