Gabrielle Carey started writing as a teenager and published her first co-written book, Puberty Blues, in 1979. She has since written, In My Father’s House, a biography of her father, Waiting Room, a memoir of her mother, and a book of personal essays, So Many Selves. Her most recent book, Moving Among Strangers, is an exploration of her family’s connections with the Australian novelist and poet, Randolph Stow. It was the joint winner of the 2014 Prime Minister’s Award for Non-Fiction and short-listed for the 2015 National Biography Award. Carey teaches non-fiction writing at the University of Technology, Sydney.