Dr Bonny Cassidy is the author of three collections of poetry, most recently Final Theory (Giramondo, 2014). She is a regular critic of poetry and art, and her writing on Australian poetry and poetics has been widely published locally and internationally. Bonny has received a number of grants and awards for her work, including an Asialink literary fellowship to Japan, the Marten Bequest Travelling Scholarship, and the Australian Poetry Tour of Ireland. She was President of Sydney PEN 2009-2011 and has developed a number of poetry education programs for schools and the community. Bonny is feature reviews editor for Cordite Poetry Review.