Kirli Saunders is a proud Gunai woman, international children’s author, poet, emerging playwright and artist. She manages Poetry in First Languages and Poetic Learning at Red Room Poetry. Her picture books include CBCA nominated and internationally published, The Incredible Freedom Machines and forthcoming, Our Dreaming and Happy Every After and Afloat in 2020. Her poetry Collection, Kindred was Highly Commended in Black&Write 2018. She appears this year at NTWF, Sydney WF and QPF.