Lucy Treloar was born in Malaysia and educated in England, Sweden, and Melbourne. Her novel Salt Creek (2015) won the Dobbie Literary Award among others, and was shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Literary Award and the UK’s Walter Scott Prize. Wolfe Island (2019), her second novel, won the Barbara Jefferis Award and was shortlisted for the Prime Minister’s and NSW literary awards. Lucy’s essays and short fiction have appeared in publications including The Saturday Paper, Meanjin, The Age, Overland, Best Australian Stories, and Foundational Fictions in South Australian History. A graduate of the University of Melbourne and RMIT, Lucy lives in inner Melbourne with her family.