David Adèsisa widely published poet and short story writer. He is the author of Mapping the World(Wakefield Press / Friendly Street Poets, 2008), the chapbook Only the Questions Are Eternal (Garron Publishing, 2015) and Afloat in Light(UWA Publishing, 2017). David won the Wirra Wirra Vineyards Short Story Prize 2005 and the University of Canberra Vice-Chancellor’s International Poetry Prize 2014. He has also been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and shortlisted for a number of other prizes in Australia and the U.S., most recently the Newcastle Poetry Prize 2018. David lives in Sydney with his wife and three children.