Kerri Shying is a poet of Chinese and Wiradjuri family who received the NSW Writers’ Centre Emerging Writer Grant in 2017. Kerri’s poems have appeared in Snap Journal, Cordite, Verity La, Ear to Earth, and Women of Words, 2016. She is the author of a bilingual pocketbook of poems sing out when you want me, published in 2017 by Flying Islands/ASM/Cerberus Press. Kerri was shortlisted in the Helen Anne Bell and the Noel Rowe Prizes in 2017 and is the recipient of the Varuna Dr Eric Dark Flagship Fellowship for 2019 for her collection Know Your Country. Kerri’s chapbook Elevensies (in the Slow Loris series) was published by Puncher & Wattmann in 2018.