Yeena Kirkbright is a Wiradjuri poet from New South Wales, now based on Dharug and Gadigal lands in Sydney. She has been a participant in Sweatshop’s All About Women of Colour emerging writers mentorship program, a runner-up in the Kuracca Prize for Australian Literature and awarded secondd place in the 2022 Judith Wright Poetry Prize. Her work has appeared in several literary journals and anthologies.