Cathy Altmann is a Melbourne poet, teacher and musician who believes poetry is for everyone. Her poetry has been published on Melbourne’s trains and in numerous journals and anthologies. Cathy has read or played violin at poetry events throughout Melbourne. This year she travelled to Darwin’s WordStorm festival to read her work and run a poetry workshop on the Museum’s boat collection. She loves bringing words to life.
Altmann presented her self-published collection, The Tree of Knowledge in 2006. She has completed a Masters in Creative Writing on poetry and cancer. In 2014 she published her latest book Circumnavigation. She is the board deputy chair of Acorn Press.