Rashida Murphy is the author of the novel The Historian’s Daughter (UWA Publishing) and a book of short stories titled The Bonesetter’s Fee & Other Stories, published in 2022 with Spineless Wonders. Rashida’s stories, poems and essays are widely anthologized. She has judged several literary awards including the WA Premier’s Literary Awards. Rashida also mentors emerging writers. She lives in Boorloo/Perth with a multilingual cat and a monolingual husband.