Berndt Sellheim is a poet, novelist, photographer and academic. He has taught creative writing and poetics at the University of Technology Sydney, and lectured in philosophy at Macquarie University, where he completed a doctorate in phenomenology in 2008. For six years he curated The Loft Readings, a poetry series at UTS. He is the author of the novel Beyond the Frame’s Edge (Fourth Estate, 2013) and the poetry collection Awake at the Wheel (Vagabond, 2016). His forthcoming novel, Saint Vitus Dance, will be published by Fourth Estate this year. His poetry, photography and critical work have been published internationally.