Emma Rose Smith is a writer, arts producer and educator living on Wonnarua, Awabakal and Worimi land. She writes about mental health, accountability, and the things she has seen and heard. She moonlights as a shrinky dink aficionado and identifies as a softie. She gives thanks to all the queers, artists and activists who have taught her. Her past projects include Unspoken Words Storytelling, Word in Hand and Red Room Poetry.