Kent MacCarter is an American-Australian writer and editor in Melbourne. He’s the author of three poetry collections – In the Hungry Middle of Here (Transit Lounge, 2009) Ribosome Spreadsheet (Picaro, 2011) and Sputnik’s Cousin (Transit Lounge, 2014). He is also editor of Joyful Strains: Making Australia Home (Affirm Press, 2013), a non-fiction collection of diasporic, essays from international authors now living, writing from Australia. MacCarter is active in Melbourne PEN. He is Managing Editor of Cordite Poetry Review.