Rashida Murphy is a writer living on the lands of the Whadjuk people in Perth. Her debut novel, The Historian’s Daughter, was shortlisted in the Dundee International Book Prize and is available from UWA Publishing. Her fiction, poetry and essays have been widely published and anthologised in several countries, and are most recently included in the Newcastle Short Story Anthology, Feminine Rising, In This Desert There Were Seeds and Human Kindness. She runs workshops on writing and aspects of culture, race and identity. An experienced editor, storyteller and mentor, Rashida is also available to mentor emerging writers. She is currently working on a new novel, interspersed with forays into memoir, poetry and short fiction.