A Shadow's Breath
Nicole Hayes is back in her hometown of Melbourne after stints living in England, France, Japan, Hawaii and Canberra. When she's not yelling at the Hawks on TV or sharing hosting duties on the all-female AFL podcast, The Outer Sanctum, she teaches writing and writes fiction, essays and scripts. Her debut novel, The Whole of My World, was published in 2013 and was shortlisted for a Young Australians Best Book Award and longlisted for the Gold Inky Award. One True Thing, her second novel, won the Children's Peace Literature Award and was shortlisted for the WA Premier's Book Awards. She has also co-edited an anthology of footy stories, From the Outer- Footy Like You've Never Heard It, with Alicia Sometimes. She lives in Melbourne with her husband, two daughters and a dog called Brody.