Micaela is an Australian-Palestinian writer, poet and researcher. Her poetry has been published in The Age, Southerly Journal and Arena Magazine and she was shortlisted for the Blake Poetry Prize in 2014. She has performed at Poetic Days, on 3CR radio, at conference events and in conjunction with gallery exhibitions. Micaela completed her doctoral thesis in 2015 at the University of Melbourne in the School of Social and Political Sciences and is currently working on scholarly publications connected to that research. She was honoured to be involved in the creative development of the poetic component of Among Buildings.