Michelle Elvy is a writer, editor and manuscript assessor. She arrived in New Zealand in 2008 and lives in Dunedin. She edits Flash Frontier: An adventure in short fiction and is assistant editor for the Best Small Fictions series. In 2018 she co-edited Bonsai: Best small stories from Aotearoa New Zealand. Michelle's poetry, fiction, travel writing and creative nonfiction have been widely published and anthologised. Her book, the everrumble, is a small novel in small forms. Paula Morris MNZM (Ngati Wai, Ngati Whatua) is the author of eight novels and the long-form essay On Coming Home. She is the editor of The Penguin Book of Contemporary New Zealand Short Stories. An associate professor at the University of Auckland, where she convenes the Master of Creative Writing, Paula is the founder of the Academy of New Zealand Literature, and serves on the boards of the Coalition for Books, the NZ Book Awards Trust, the Maori Literature Trust and the Matatuhi Foundation. James Norcliffe, a poet, writer for children and editor, has published 10 collections of poetry. His twelfth novel for young people will be published in 2020, and his first adult novel will appear in 2021. He has co-edited major collections of poetry and short fiction, including Essential New Zealand Poems, Leaving the Red Zone and Bonsai: Best small stories from Aotearoa New Zealand. He has had a long association with the Canterbury Poets' Collective, takahe, the ReDraft annual anthologies of writing by young New Zealanders and, more recently, Flash Frontier.