Morgan Bell is a Newcastle-based author and editor. Her works include the collection Sniggerless Boundulations and the anthology Sproutlings, which will be launched at this year’s festival. She is a qualified technical writer, and a resident film and book reviewer at Salty Popcorn. Her story Midnight Daisy was awarded a Story Commendation by the She: True Stories project, with live readings on 1233 ABC Newcastle and at the 2014 Newcastle Writers Festival. Her anti-travel story Don’t Pay The Ferryman was shortlisted for the Hunter Writers Centre Travel Writing Prize. Her stories The Shift and A Deer In The Shunting Yard have appeared in Novascapes Volume 1 and Novascapes Volume 2.