Lyn Chatham lives in Geelong. She works as a teacher of adult literacy. She has had work published in the genres of short fiction, non-fiction and poetry. Her story, ‘Mars Bars and Lawson,’ was included in the anthology Tales of the Blackboard. In 2005, her book, Martino’s Story, the memoir of an Italian migrant, was shortlisted in the Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards and she has written media analyses for the magazines Australian Screen Education and Metro. Her poetry has been published in Australian print and online literary journals, including Blue Dog, blast and e:foam.