Kelly Palmer teaches Media and Communication at QUT. She has served as Acting Secretary on the QUT branch of the NTEU, and she has represented the university at National Council. She is passionate about widening participation and runs interdisciplinary workshops for Queensland students and teachers, as well as with local libraries and the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre. Her PhD explores class and belonging on the Gold Coast, and her fiction has been published in Voiceworks and Swamp. You can follow her on Twitter as @KellyAnnePalmer.