Paul Hardacre was born in Brisbane, Australia, in 1974. He is the Managing Editor of papertiger media, publishers of the papertiger: new world poetry CD-ROM, hutt poetry e-zine, anything i like art e-zine, and the soi 3 modern poets imprint. His first collection of poetry was The Year Nothing. His second collection, Love in the place of rats, was Highly Commended for the Thomas Shapcott Award in 2003, 2004 and 2005. Paul completed a third (and currently unpublished) collection, The river is far behind us, with the assistance of a Major Grant from Arts Queensland. His latest book is liber xix: differentia liber.