Sophia Barnes is an editor and writer living in Sydney. She holds a PhD in English Literature from the University of Sydney. Her essays appear in the Sydney Review of Books, The Conversation and the Australian Book Review. Her research has been published in the collections Doris Lessing’s The Golden Notebook After Fifty and Doris Lessing and the Forming of History. Her short fiction has appeared in Kill Your Darlings, Seizure Online, Wet Ink Magazine, Inktears and the collection Stories of Sydney. She is co-editor of Ezra Pound and Olga Rudge’s The Blue Spill: A Manuscript Critical Edition.