Lyn Reeves has worked as a school librarian, teacher and freelance editor. She has lived in Sydney, London, Mullumbimby and Hobart. Reeves received a grant from the Literature Board of the Australia Council in 2002 and was awarded a Varuna Writers' Fellowship in the same year. She is a Tasmanian poet, and co-editor of Famous Reporter. She is also a small press publisher and editor producing fine books of poetry through her imprint, Pardalote Press.