Laura Jean McKay writes about humans and other animals. Her novel, The Animals in That Country, is out with Scribe in 2020. She is also the author of the short story collection Holiday in Cambodia (Black Inc. 2013). Her work appears in ‘Best Australian Stories’, ‘The North American Review’ and ‘The Saturday Paper’. Laura has a PhD from the University of Melbourne and she is currently the ‘animal expert’ presenter on ABC’s ‘Animal Sound Safari’.