Siobhan Harvey is an emigre author of eight books, including the poetry and creative nonfiction collection, Ghosts (Otago University Press, 2021) which was longlisted for the Mary & Peter Biggs Award for Poetry, and Cloudboy (Otago University Press, 2014), which won New Zealand richest prize for poetry, the Landfall Kathleen Grattan Award. She was awarded the 2021 Janet Frame Literary Trust Award for Poetry, 2020 New Zealand Society of Authors Peter & Dianne Beatson Fellowship, 2019 Kathleen Grattan Award for a Sequence of Poems, 2019 Robert Burns Poetry Prize and 2016 Write Well Award (Fiction, US). Additionally, she was runner up in 2015 and 2014 New Zealand Poetry Society International Poetry Competition, 2012 Kevin Ireland Poetry Competition and 2012 Dorothy Porter Poetry Prize (Aus), as well as being longlisted for 2019 Australian Book Review Peter Porter Poetry Prize. For her creative nonfiction, she was third in 2020 Landfall Essay Competition, highly commended in 2014 Landfall Essay Competition and runner up in 2011 Landfall Essay Competition. Her work has been published in numerous international and local journals and anthologies including Acumen (UK), Arc (Ca), Asia Literary Review (HK), Best New Zealand Poems 2012 & 2020, Evergreen Review (US) Feminine Divine: Voices of Power & Invisibility (Cyren US, 2019), Griffith Review (Aus), Stand (UK) and Tarot. The Poetry Archive (UK) holds an author's page of her work. Presently, she's a Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at AUT's Centre for Creative Writing and holds a PhD in Creative Writing.