Meera Atkinson is the author of Traumata (2018), a creative nonfiction title, and The Poetics of Transgenerational Trauma, a monograph. She has also co-edited an academic volume. She writes across literary genres appearing in many publications, including Salon.com, Best Australian Poems 2010, Best Australian Stories 2007, Meanjin, Southerly, and Griffith Review. Meera was the Varuna Dr Dark Flagship Fellowship recipient for 2017. She is a Lecturer in English Literature at New York University Sydney and teaches creative writing at the University of Notre Dame Australia and the University of Sydney.