Nathan Curnow is an award-winning Australian poet, spoken word performer and past editor of Going Down Swinging. His previous books include The Ghost Poetry Project, RADAR and The Right Wrong Notes. His most recent collection The Apocalypse Awards (2016) is inspired by the absurdity of the modern world and charts our collective obsession with the end times. A recipient of the Josephine Ulrick Poetry Prize, his work is published widely in Australia and overseas, featuring in numerous issues of Best Australian Poems (Black Inc). As a performer he has been delivering spoken word at pubs, clubs, festivals and schools for almost twenty years. His latest shows are in collaboration with singer/songwriter, Geoffrey Williams.