Irish poet Anne Casey has lived in Australia for 25 years. With a background in journalism, business publishing and government communications, Anne’s poetry output has grown exponentially in the last 2 and a half years in Ireland, Australia and internationally. She recently read at the Cuirt International Festival of Literature, Galway. Anne has just been awarded 1st Prize in the Henry Lawson Verse & Short Story Competition 2018 - Traditional Verse. She also received 3rd Place in the Women's National Book Association Poetry Competition 2018 (USA) for her poem 'Still I Rise' (after Maya Angelou) which is also one of three poems featured in the Autonomy anthology, edited by Kathy D’Arcy and published by New Binary Press, 2018. Anne’s début collection Where the Lost Things Go was published by Salmon Poetry in 2017.