Ashley Hay is a novelist and essayist whose awards include the Foundation of Australian Literary Studies’ Colin Roderick Award, the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards Peoples’ Choice, and the Bragg/UNSW Press Prize for Science Writing. Her latest novel is A Hundred Small Lessons. She is the editor of Griffith Review.
Kristina Olsson is a journalist and writer of fiction and non-fiction. Her memoir, Boy, Lost, won multiple national literary awards. Her new novel, Shell, was published by Scribner Australia in October 2018.