Coral Carter was born and educated in Kalgoorlie Western Australia She now lives in Perth where she runs Mulla Mulla Press which publishes poets. She published her first collection Descended from Thieves in 2012 was a guest at 2013 Queensland Poetry Festival and inaugural writer in residence for the Northern Territory Writers Centre 2013. Her poem summer sky blues was featured on the Perth cultural centre screen as a new media exhibition during the summer of 2015. Coral has recently completed a tour of New Zealand with Victorian poet, Jennifer Compton. She reads most weeks at Perth Poetry Club.