Look inside issue five and see:

Dawn Tan , a Melbourne artist whose favourite things include tiny pencils, triangles, warm tea, daschunds and forests.

Eirian Chapman, who did both the amazing Literopoly board and the poetry feature art, is a freelance illustrator and graphic designer based in Melbourne.

Ruby Murray is a writer and researcher who moves between Jakarta, Indonesia, and Melbourne, Australia. Her blog, which was included in Miscellaneous Voices: Australian Blog Writing, can be found at rubyjoymurray.wordpress.com.

Emma Hewitt is a photographer and illustrator based in Melbourne. Her work dwells on the beauty of the insignificant and the transience of the everyday. To view her folio, email emma.c.hewitt@gmail.com.

Ryan O’Neill’s stories have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies. He has had two short story collections published by Ginninderra Press: A Famine in Newcastle and Six Tenses.  He lives in Newcastle, New South Wales, with his wife and two daughters.

Genna Campton is a freelance illustrator based in Melbourne. Her work has been featured in Spook, Fashion Journal, Copeland Publications and Future Living.

Dan Bigna is a freelance music writer and columnist for The Canberra Times. In 2005, he completed a Master of Arts degree in Modern American Literature at the University of New South Wales. He is always open to correspondence at danielb@apex.net.au.

Paul Blow is an illustrator from the United Kingdom whose clients include Time Magazine, The Guardian, New York Magazine and Saatchi & Saatchi. You can find more of his work at www.paulblow.com.

Nandi Chinna was born in Adelaide and spent seven years living in a yoga ashram before moving to Perth. Her poetry has been widely published in journals and anthologies, and her first collection is Our Only Guide is Our Homesickness (Five Islands Press, 2007). Nandi is a PhD candidate at Edith Cowan University, writing poetry about wetlands and walking.

Josephine Rowe is harvest’s poetry editor. Her poetry and fiction have been published in HEAT, Overland, Island, Best Australian Poems and The Age, and read on Radio National. Her most recent book is How a Moth Becomes a Boat (Hunter, 2010)– a collection of very short stories.

Nicola Redhouse has had her short stories published in Meanjin, Wet Ink and Kill Your Darlings. She is also an editor at Scribe, where she works on the non-fiction list.

Danna Ray is interested in small moments that scratch away the myopic fog of everyday routine to reveal glimpses of a bigger picture.

Tara June Winch is the author of the multi-award-winning Swallow the Air. Her second novel, The Savages, is due out in 2011. Tara’s NGO promoting female literacy is http://www.onethousand.org. She currently lives in New York, where she is an intern at the United Nations headquarters. She has one daughter.

Allison Colpoys is a designer and sometimes-illustrator based in Melbourne.

Max Noakes is a PhD student (Creative Writing) at Curtin University in Western Australia. He has freelanced as an arts/music journalist for several online and print publications and is co-director of Perth music website Space Ship News .

Gordon Wiebe is an artist and illustrator who lives and works in Toronto, Canada and et cetera… and whatnot… and… and… gordonwiebe.com

Davina Bell is one of the founding editors of harvest. Her work appeared in Best Australian Stories in 2007 and 2008.

KristopherH is a London-based illustrator and designer. Born in Hong Kong, he graduated from Central Saint Martin College of Art and Design, specialising in illustration. You can email him:  mail@kristopherh.com.

Kit Brookman is a Sydney-based writer. The job of being a writer has best been described to him as making up people or things, and then making the made-up things or people say made-up stuff to each other.

Lorraine McGuigan’s previous publications include Quadrant, Island, Eureka Street, Blue Dog, Antipodes and Psychopoetica. Since 1995 she has been managing editor of Monash University’s publication Poetry Monash. Her collection, What the Body Remembers, came second in FAW Anne Elder Award. Her most recent book is Wings of the Same Bird (Interactive Press, 2009).

Anthony Levin is a legal-aid lawyer who has written comedy for Australian and US television, and stage shows with long-time co-writing harpoes The Nice Guys. He has recently published work in Men’s Style, FHM and Prospect Magazine. Anthony is working on a novel.

James Gulliver Hancock is a visual artist/illustrator/animator. His work has appeared in major print, TV and music publishing releases worldwide and has been exhibited internationally. Originally from Australia he is currently based in Brooklyn, New York.

Anna Krien has been published in the Big Issue, Griffith Review, The Monthly, The Age, Best Australian Essays, Best Australian Stories, Going Down Swinging, Frankie and Dazed & Confused. Her poem ‘The Last Broadcasters’ won the 2008 Val Vallis Award and her book about the protests to save Tasmania’s old-growth forests will be published by Black Inc. later this year.

Ursula Horlock’s poetry, stories and reviews have been published in Australian magazines, anthologies and newspapers, and on radio. She has recently completed a novel. Ursula lives in Hobart and spends a lot of time on the sea.

Chris Flynn is the editor of Torpedo. He writes regularly for The Book Show on ABC Radio National, The Big Issue and Australian Book Review. In 2010 his work appears in Meanjin, Kill Your Darlings and harvest. He runs a weekly storytelling night in St Kilda, where he lives.