Deborah Westbury has been a familiar and respected voice in Australian poetry since her work was first published in 1975. Deborah lives in the Blue Mountains and is actively involved with Varuna, The National Writers’ House. Since her first collection of poetry, Mouth to Mouth, was published in 1990 she has written Our Houses are Full of Smoke, Surface Tension and, Flying Blind, and, most recently, her new and selected poems, The View From Here.