Emily O’Grady is a writer from Brisbane. Her debut novel, The Yellow House won the 2018 Australian/Vogel’s Literary Award and was shortlisted for the 2019 Ned Kelly Award for Best First Fiction. Her work has been published in Meanjin, Kill Your Darlings, The Big Issue fiction edition, and New Australian Fiction. She holds a PhD in Creative Writing from Queensland University of Technology, where she also teaches. Her second novel will be published by Allen & Unwin in 2023.