Vivienne Plumb has published over fifteen books of poetry, fiction and drama, most recently the short fiction collection The Glove Box (2014). In 2013 she edited (with Michelanne Forster), Twenty New Zealand Playwrights. She has been the recipient of a number of awards, including the Sargeson Fellowship, the Hubert Church Prose Award, the Bruce Mason Playwrighting Award, and a University of Iowa residency (USA). In 2013 her play The Cape was translated and published in Poland by ADiT, Warsaw. She lives in Wellington and has a Doctorate of Creative Arts from University of Wollongong, Australia, and teaches creative writing. One of her current projects is a sequence of poems about post-quake Christchurch, begun when she was the 2014 Ursula Bethall writer-in-residence.