Hayley Scrivenor is a writer and former Director of Wollongong Writers Festival. She lives and writes on Dharawal country and has a PhD in Creative Writing from the University of Wollongong. Hayley’s fiction and non-fiction have appeared in a range of Australian literary journals and she was shortlisted for the Overland Story Wine prize. She was awarded the 2019 Ray Koppe/ASA Fellowship for her novel about a young girl who goes missing from a small country town. In 2020, this manuscript was shortlisted for the Penguin Literary Prize and won the Kill Your Darlings Unpublished Manuscript Award.