Simon Eales

Simon Eales, who held the inaugural AP/NAHR residency last year, is a poet, performance artist, and researcher from Melbourne, a colonial city built on country called Narrm. He has published critical and poetic work in Cordite, Rabbit, Don’t Do It, and Street Press Australia, and is working towards a PhD in the Poetics Program at SUNY Buffalo, where he also teaches. In 2015, his Masters dissertation on satirical poetics won the University of Melbourne’s Percival Serle prize. He regularly performs his work, and recently put out the chapbook, Deathroll & Netbag, through LifeStorage Live Press.

Photo of Simon Eales: Lesley Synge

Anne Elvey

Anne Elvey is author of White on White (Cordite Books 2018), Kin (Five Islands Press 2014) and This Flesh That You Know (Leaf Press 2015), and with Massimo D’Arcangelo and Helen Moore co-author of Intatto-Intact (La Vita Felice, 2017). She spent nearly a week at NAHR in Sottochiesa last August and recommends it highly. She is managing editor of Plumwood Mountain: An Australian Journal of Ecopoetry and Ecopoetics and chief editor at Melbourne Poets Union. She lives in Seaford, Victoria, and holds honorary appointments at Monash University and University of Divinity.

Dan Disney

Dan Disney teaches with Sogang University’s English Literature program, in Seoul. A selection of his critical writing, ficto-criticism, co-translations, and book reviews can be found here. Latest collections include Report from a border (co-devised with John Warwicker; light-trap press, 2016), and either, Orpheus (UWA Publishing, 2016).