Paddy O’Reilly is the author of four novels, two collections of award-winning short stories, and a novella. Her novels have been shortlisted for major awards, and her stories have been widely published, anthologised and broadcast in Australia and overseas. She has also written screenplays and worked as additional screenwriter for AFI-nominated films. Paddy has been Asialink writer-in-residence in Japan, a presenter and reader at the International Conference on the Short Story in Toronto and Arkansas, and a full fellow at the Vermont Studio Center, USA. Paddy's most recent book is Other Houses.