Kate Crowcroft is a writer, cultural historian and poet. She received her doctorate from the University of Cambridge where she was awarded the John Kinsella and Tracy Ryan Prize for Poetry, and the Brewer Hall Prize for Poetry. Her work has appeared in The Weekend Australian Review, The Best Australian Poems series, Visual Verse, and other media. She is currently the Creative Writing Fellow at the University of Queensland Fryer Library. Her first book is forthcoming with Hachette.