Jen Crawford’s recent poetry publications are Koel (Cordite Books) and the chapbook lichen loves stone (Tinfish Press). She teaches poetry and creative writing within the Centre for Creative and Cultural Research at the University of Canberra, and has also taught in Singapore and Aotearoa/New Zealand. She grew up in Aotearoa/New Zealand and the Philippines and holds a PhD from the University of Wollongong.