Andy Kissane lives in Bardwell Park and writes fiction and poetry. He has published a novel, a book of short stories, The Swarm, and four books of poetry. Recent poetry collections include Out to Lunch and Radiance (Puncher & Wattmann, 2014), which was shortlisted for the 2015 Victorian Premier’s Prize for Poetry, the 2016 Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature, and the 2016 Western Australian Premier’s Book Award for Poetry. He was the winner of Australian Poetry Journal’s 2015 Poem of the Year. He has read his work in Ireland, England, Austria and many venues in Australia.