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.