Lucy Treloar was born in Malaysia and educated in England, Sweden and Melbourne. She is the author of the novel ‘Salt Creek’, which won the Indie Award for Best Debut, the ABIA Matt Richell Award, and the Dobbie Award. Her second novel ‘Wolfe Island’ won the Barbara Jefferis Award in 2020. Lucy’s short fiction has been published in Sleepers, Overland, Seizure and Best Australian Stories, and her non-fiction in newspapers and magazines including The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald, Meanjin, and Womankind. A graduate of the University of Melbourne and RMIT, Lucy works as a writer of fiction and non-fiction, and as an occasional teacher and guest lecturer in creative writing.