M. L. Emmett is an English woman, living in Adelaide Australia. She was the convener of Friendly Street Poets Inc – the longest running poetry reading & publishing organisation in the southern hemisphere: <friendlystreetpoets.org.au>. She was an academic at the University of Adelaide, last working there in 2006. She is an editor of poetry manuscripts. Her favourite work is poetry mentoring and manuscript creation with poets. M. L. Emmett is currently the CEO of Poetry & Arts Oz that performs poetry in Art Galleries in relation to specific exhibitions. The organisation has done shows recently on Otto Dix; John Brack; Rupert Bunny, SA Artists from Colonialisation & Joseph M. Turner. She is a mother of two daughters, grandmother of three, and poodle tragic. Read her poems: Night Shot with Light, Turkish Smyrna, and Peace tattoo.