Ruby Hillsmith is a writer, editor and poet living on Wurundjeri land. She was the 2020 Writers Victoria Writeability Poetry Fellow, a 2020 Wheeler Centre Hot Desk Fellow, and co-editor-in-chief of the 31st edition of RMIT’s Visible Ink. She mentors the Writeability Goes Local: Melton writers group on behalf of Writers Victoria, and is an associate editor at The Suburban Review. She can be found at