Felicity Castagna was born in Sydney but has spent a large portion of her life travelling and living elsewhere. She teaches, writes, is actively involved in community arts and is currently a doctoral candidate at The University of Western Sydney. Her work has been produced for ABC Radio National and Triple J and is widely published in journals and anthologies. She has been the recipient of a Qantas Spirit of Youth Award and a Josephine Ulrick Literature Award and has received writing fellowships from the Varuna Writers’ Centre and Olvar Wood.