Anna Couani is an experimental writer who lives in Sydney. She has been involved in small press publishing and Left and feminist writers' groups since 1975. She has published 4 collections of her work including The Harbour Breathes with photomonteur Peter Lyssiotis. Her most recent published work is a serial novel, The Western Horizon in HEAT magazine. She has worked as a school teacher since 1972, spending 20 years working in Intensive English Centres teaching Art, English and Australian Studies. She has degrees in Architecture, Art teaching and TESOL.