Jennifer Mills is the author of two novels, Gone (UQP, 2011) and The Diamond Anchor (UQP, 2009), and a chapbook of poems, Treading Earth (Press Press, 2009). She was the winner of the 2012 Sydney Morning Herald Best Young Australian Author award; the 2008 Marian Eldridge Award for Young Emerging Women Writers, the Pacific Region of the 2008–9 Commonwealth Short Story Competition, and the 2008 Northern Territory Literary Awards: Best Short Story. Mills was Asialink writer in residence in Beijing in 2010. Her work has appeared in Meanjin, Hecate, Overland, Heat, Griffith Review, Best Australian Stories and New Australian Stories 2. Mills lives in South Australia.