Pooja Mittal Biswas lives in Australia with her family, her books, and a series of disconcertingly intelligent possum houseguests. She is the author of four books. Her fifth book, a fantasy novel titled Earthstone, is slated for release in 2020. Pooja has been reviewed and interviewed in The Age, The Australian, and ABC Radio’s The Book Show, and has been anthologized in both The Best Australian Poems and The Best Australian Poetry. She has also been widely published in literary journals like Meanjin, Hecate, and Jacket, and was selected as a national representative for UNESCO’s Babele Poetica project. Currently, Pooja is teaching Novel Writing at Sydney University’s Centre for Continuing Education, and is conducting postgraduate research into Creative Writing at Macquarie University.