Shevaun Cooley is a poet based in Perth, Western Australia. Her work has been published in HEAT, Poetry Wales, Island, Westerly and Meanjin. Her poem ‘Expeditions with W.G. Sebald’ appeared in The best Australian poems 2009. She is a PhD candidate at Edith Cowan University, where she is working on ‘Homing’, a collection of poems about longing, belonging and home.