Shastra Deo

Shastra Deo was born in Fiji, raised in Melbourne, and lives in Brisbane. She is currently completing her PhD in Creative Writing at the University of Queensland, which is focused on phantom limbs in the context of war literature. Her work has appeared in Cordite Poetry Review, Meanjin, Tincture Journal, and elsewhere. Her first book, The Agonist, won the 2016 Arts Queensland Thomas Shapcott Poetry Prize.