Martin Langford migrated to Australia at the age of eight. He was the Director of the Fourth and Sixth Australian Poetry Festivals. He has published several collections of poetry. His most recent collection, The Human Project, was published by Puncher & Wattmann in 2009. He was also included in a collection of works by over sixty poets entitled Harbour City Poems, published by Puncher & Wattman that same year. Martin's handwritten poem featured in the Fingerprints project.