Briohny Doyle is a Melbourne-based writer and academic. Her debut novel, The Island Will Sink, is the first book published by The Lifted Brow. Briohny's work has also appeared in Overland, Going Down Swinging and Meanjin, and she has performed her work at the Sydney Festival and the Museum of Contemporary Art. Her first book of non-fiction,Adult Fantasy (Scribe, 2017), will explore the cultural underpinnings of adulthood. She loves dogs and all things apocalypse.