Melissa Goode is an Australian writer, living in the Blue Mountains just outside of Sydney. Her work has appeared in Best Australian Short Stories, Griffith Review, SmokeLong Quarterly, New World Writing, Split Lip Magazine, Atticus Review, Litro Magazine, Cleaver Magazine, Pithead Chapel, and Jellyfish Review among others. She has been a featured writer in Bang! One of her short stories has been made into a film by the production company, Jungle. Her novel manuscript “What we have become” was selected by Random House for a fellowship with Varuna, the National Writers House in Australia.