Felicity Plunkett is a poet and critic. Her first collection Vanishing Point (UQP, 2009) won the Arts Queensland Thomas Shapcott Prize and was short-listed for several other awards. Her chapbook Seastrands (2011) was published in Vagabond Press’ Rare Objects series. Her new collection A Kinder Sea is forthcoming with Pitt St Poetry in 2018. Felicity is Poetry Editor with University of Queensland Press and the editor of Thirty Australian Poets (UQP, 2011). She has a PhD from the University of Sydney and her reviews and essays regularly appear in The Australian, Sydney Morning Herald, Australian Book Review, Sydney Review of Books etc.