Nathan Shepherdson lives in the Glass House Mountains in Queensland. His awards include the Joesphine Ulrick Prize for Poetry in 2004 and 2006, and the Arts Queensland Thomas Shapcott Award in 2005. His first book, Sweeping the Light Back into the Mirror was released in 2006 by UQP. His second collection, Apples with human skin, was also published by UQP in 2009.
Nathan was one of ten poets commissioned to create a poem that would be interpreted in moving images for The Poetry Picture Show.