Kate Fagan is a poet, editor, and songwriter whose books include The Long Moment (Salt), Thought’s Kilometre (Tolling Elves), and return to a new physics (Vagabond). A new collection entitled First Light was published by Giramondo in 2012. Kate is a former editor of How2 journal and is from one of Australia’s preeminent folk music families, the Fagans. Her album Diamond Wheel won the National Film and Sound Archive Award for Best Folk Album. She currently lectures in literary studies at the University of Western Sydney.