Louise D’Arcy has had more than 30 stories published in Australia and overseas, in magazines and anthologies such as Best Australian Stories, Southerly, Overland and Sleepers Almanac. She has had novel manuscripts shortlisted for the Varuna HarperCollins Award and the Canadian ‘3 Day Novel’ competition. Her stories have been broadcast on Radio National and ABC Victoria. In 2010 Louise won The Age Short Story Award with Flat Daddy. Louise has taught creative writing and memoir writing at TAFE and tutored in professional writing and editing. She is currently working on the second draft of a novel.