Sally Breen is the author of ‘The Casuals’ a grunge era memoir and winner of the Varuna Harper Collins Manuscript Prize and ‘Atomic City’ a neo-noir novel set on the Gold Coast – shortlisted for the QLD Literary Awards People’s Choice Book of the Year in 2014. Sally’s creative and non-fiction work has been published widely with features in the Guardian, Asia Literary Review, Meanjin, The Age, Meniscus, Wet Ink and The Australian. Her story ‘This is How a High Rise Dies’ was a Top Ten feature of the Hemingway Shorts International Story Prize and published in the Hemingway Foundation’s annual collection in 2016. She is a regular contributor to The Conversation and has had multiple fiction and non-fiction publications in Overland and Griffith Review. Sally is senior lecturer in writing and publishing at Griffith University and Chair of Asia Pacific Writers and Translators.