Nicole Hayes’s debut novel, The Whole of My World (Random House), was shortlisted for the 2014 YABBA award and longlisted for the 2014 Gold Inky Award.

Her second novel, One True Thing (Random House), exploring politics, music, and feminism, was awarded the 2015 Children’s Peace Literature Award.

Most recently, she co-edited From The Outer: Footy like you’ve never heard it, with Alicia Sometimes (Black Inc, April 2016).

Find her on Twitter: @nichmelbourne