David McCooey is a prize-winning poet and critic. His latest collection, Outside (2011), was shortlisted for a Queensland Literary Award and was a finalist for the Melbourne Prize for Literature’s Best Writing Award. Outside Broadcast, his album of ‘poetry soundtracks’ (original music, poetry, and sound design), was released as a digital download in 2013. He is personal chair at Deakin University in Geelong, where he lives. His website is davidmccooey.com. His two full-length poetry collections were commissioned by John Kinsella and published by Salt Publishing.