Dr Bronwyn Lovell is an ecofeminist poet living in Peramangk country in the Adelaide Hills. She has won the Arts Queensland Val Vallis Award and was runner-up in the inaugural RMIT/Giramondo Speculate Prize. Her poetry has been shortlisted for the Dorothy Hewett Award, Judith Wright Poetry Prize, Newcastle Poetry Prize, Bridport Prize, and Montreal International Poetry Prize. Her debut collection, In Bed with Animals, is forthcoming from Recent Work Press; and her science fiction verse novel Beyond Worlds is forthcoming from University of Western Australia Publishing. Bronwyn teaches creative writing at the University of South Australia and although her research interests reside in outer space, the great loves of her life can be found closer to home in her garden and menagerie of pets.