Hoa Pham is the author of six books and two plays. Her most recent novel, Wave, was published in 2015, while The Other Shore won the Seizure Viva La Novella Prize in 2014. Her play Silence was on the VCE Drama list in 2010. She is the founder of Peril Magazine, an Asian-Australian online arts and culture magazine. She has completed her doctorate in creative arts and also holds masters degrees in creative writing and psychology. She lives in Melbourne with her partner, their two children, and a Shiba Inu who tolerates their company. She can be found on Facebook and Twitter.