David Gilbey teaches Literature and Writing at Charles Sturt University. He is President of Wagga Wagga Writers Writers and was instrumental in the establishment of Booranga, the Riverina Writers' Centre. When time permits David reviews new books, for Australian Book Review, Cordite, and writes poetry, collected in Under the Rainbow (1996) and Death and the Motorway (2008). He has been the chief editor of fourW, an annual anthology of new writing and graphics, for two decades. David has three times been Visiting Professor in Japan, teaching English at Miyagi Gakuin University, in Sendai.