Mandy is an award winning writer, academic and reviewer living in Melbourne, Australia. Mandy’s fiction has been called powerful, brutal, magnificent and complex. Her collection of short stories Wild, Fearless Chests (out now with Hachette) was shortlisted for the 2018 Hachette Richell Prize, the 2019 UWAP Dorothy Hewett Award, and a short story from the collection won the Moth International Short Story Award. Her debut novel, My Heart is an Ocean, is due out with Hachette in 2022.