Kirli Saunders is a proud Gunai woman. She is an international children’s author, poet and emerging playwright. Her books include CBCA notable The Incredible Freedom Machines (Scholastic Aus/Can) and poetry collection, Kindred (Magabala) and forth coming Our Dreaming and Happy Every After (Scholastic) and Afloat (Hardie Grant). Kirli founded Poetry in First Languages at Red Room Poetry. In 2019, you can find her at Enough Said, NT Writers Festival, Queensland Poetry Festival, Sydney Writers Festival and The Literature Centre, Fremantle.