John Kinsella’s most recent book of poetry is Drowning in Wheat: Selected Poems (Picador). He is the author of dozens of books of poetry, fiction and criticism. Awards include the Christopher Brennan Award for lifetime achievement in poetry, the Australian Prime Minister’s Prize for Poetry and a Poetry Book Society ‘Choice’. He is a Fellow of Churchill College, Cambridge University, and Professor of Literature and Sustainability at Curtin University, Western Australia. Manchester University Press has just published is consideration of place, Polysituatedness.