Bronwyn Birdsall grew up in Sydney. At the age of twenty-four, she moved to Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and worked as an English teacher. The four years she spent there provided the inspiration for her first novel, TIME AND TIDE IN SARAJEVO. Her writing centres around contemporary life and finding meaning in the everyday, and has been selected for several development programs. Alongside her writing practice, Bronwyn runs a digital strategy consultancy. She writes from her home in Northern NSW, on Bundjalung country.