Sam Byfield

Contributor and Guest Editor

Born in 1981, Sam Byfield is the author of From the Middle Kingdom (Pudding House Press). Recent publication credits include Heat, Cordite, Famous Reporter and the Poetry Without Borders anthology (Australia), The National Poetry Review and The Cream City Review (USA), Nimesis and The Warwick Review (UK) and The Asia Literary Review (Hong Kong). In 2008 he read at the Sydney Writers’ Festival, the National Young Writers’ Festival, and at literary events in Beijing and Melbourne. Byfield’s first full length collection, Borderlands, will be published by Puncher and Wattmann in 2011.


  • Issue #5 (November 2008): Jilin, circa 1261 [Read]
  • Issue #5 (November 2008): From the Middle Kingdom [Read]
  • Issue #11 (May 2010): Guest Poetry Editor [Read]
  • Issue #18 (September 2012): Beyond ‘A Cultural Look and See’: Chris Mooney-Singh’s The Bearded Chameleon [Read]