Benjamin Dodds is a Sydney-based poet who grew up in the Riverina of New South Wales. His work has appeared in Best Australian Poems, Stars Like Sand: Australian Speculative Poetry, Giant Steps, Meanjin, Southerly, Cordite, Rabbit, The Sun Herald and The Australian, and has been broadcast on ABC RN. He co-developed and co-judged the inaugural Quantum Words Science Poetry Competition in 2018 and is a poetry reader for Overland. Writing on themes of science, the natural world and sexuality, he is the author of Regulator (Puncher & Wattmann Poetry) and Airplane Baby Banana Blanket (Recent Work Press). Benjamin is a proud public school teacher.