Sally Breen lives on Queensland’s Gold Coast. Her work has appeared widely in national and international journals and anthologies such as Asia Literary Review, Meanjin, Open Road Review, The Age, The Best Australian Stories, Review of Australian Fiction, The Guardian UK, Verandah, Overland, The Australian, Hemingway Shorts and Griffith Review. She is a regular contributor to The Conversation. Sally is the author of The Casuals (2011) and Atomic City (2013), which was shortlisted for the Queensland Literary Awards People’s Choice Book of the Year in 2014. Sally is a senior lecturer in Writing and Publishing at Griffith University and a Griffith Review 2019 Queensland Writing Fellow.