Kristina Olsson’s memoir Boy, Lost (2013) won the Kibble Award, the NSW Premier’s Award for non-fiction, the WA Premier’s Award for non-fiction and the Queensland Literary Award for non-fiction, and was shortlisted for several others including the Stella Prize. Her other novels include In One Skin and The China Garden, which won the Barbara Jefferis Award. Her new novel, Shell, will be published by Scribner in October. Kristina has also been a journalist, mentor and teacher of memoir and creative writing at university and community levels. She lives in Brisbane.