Linda Collins, a New Zealander based in Singapore, is the author of the memoir Loss Adjustment (Ethos Books, 2019; forthcoming with Awa Press), which was shortlisted for Book of the Year in the 2020 Singapore Book Awards. A poetry collection, Sign Language for the Death of Reason, is forthcoming with Math Paper Press. Collins has an MA in Creative Writing from the International Institute of Modern Letters, New Zealand, and was shortlisted for the Hachette Australia Trans-Tasman mentorship. Her work has appeared in, among others, Oyster River Pages, tss.co.uk, The Freerange Journal, Cordite, Swamp, Turbine, The Fib Review, and The Blue Nib. She has accepted a place and scholarship on the MA Poetry course at the University of East Anglia, UK.