Ashley Kalagian Blunt is the author of DARK MODE, a psychological thriller. Her earlier books are HOW TO BE AUSTRALIAN and MY NAME IS REVENGE, a finalist in the 2018 Carmel Bird Digital Literary Award. Her writing appears in the Sydney Morning Herald, Overland, Griffith Review, Sydney Review of Books, Kill Your Darlings and more. She co-hosts James and Ashley Stay at Home, a podcast about writing, creativity and health, and she teaches creative writing. Originally from Canada, she has lived and worked in South Korea, Peru and Mexico.