Dr Sally Breen is an Australian writer, editor and academic. Author of the iconic grunge memoir The Casuals (2011) winner of the Varuna Harper Collins Manuscript Prize and Atomic City (2013) shortlisted for the QLD Premiers People’s Choice Book of the Year. Sally’s short form creative and non-fiction work has been published widely both nationally and internationally with major features in The Guardian London, Asia Literary Review, Griffith Review, The Age, Overland, Meanjin, The Australian, Best Australian Stories, Sydney Review of Books, Hemingway Shorts, Meniscus and TEXT. She is a regular contributor to The Conversation. Dr Breen is Executive Director of Asia Pacific Writers and Translators the largest and longest running organisation of its kind in the Asia Pacific and Senior Lecturer in Writing and Publishing at Griffith University. Her most recent publications are ‘Don’t You Know You’ve Got Legs – A Gold Coast Surf Culture Manifesto’ in Lines to the Horizon out now with Fremantle Press and ‘Away from the Edge – On the Road Where Two Stories Meet’ in Griffith Review. Samples of her work can be viewed at  sallybreen.com.au @breensally