Lisa Walker is a full-time writer living in northern New South Wales. She has previously worked in environmental communication and as a wilderness guide. She has Masters degrees in creative writing and natural resource management and is currently a PhD candidate in creative writing at the University of Queensland.
Lisa’s writing has appeared in the Review of Australian Fiction, Griffith Review and The Age. She was winner of the Byron Writers Festival Short Story Award in 2008 and finalist in the ABC Short Story Award in 2007. Her radio play, Baddest Backpackers, was produced by Radio National in 2008. She was awarded the Varuna HarperCollins Award in 2011 and the Varuna Litlink Award in 2009 and 2015.