Claire Albrecht is a poet and editor from Mulubinba (Newcastle). Her work has been published widely in Australia, New Zealand, and Canada. She was the 2019 Emerging Writers Festival fellow at the State Library of Victoria, a 2020 Varuna ‘Writing Fire, Writing Drought’ fellow, the 2021 West Darling Arts Writer in Residence, and a 2022 resident at the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation in New Mexico, USA. Claire’s published books include PINKY SWEAR and HANDSHAKE, and her poem The Anabranch won the 2022 Newcastle Poetry Prize. Claire is Editor-in-Chief of The Suburban Review.