Carol Lefevre holds a PhD in Creative Writing from the University of Adelaide, where she is a Visiting Research Fellow. Her first novel Nights in the Asylum (2007) was published by Picador (UK) and Vintage (Australia). It was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize and won the Nita B. Kibble Award for Women Writers. As well as her non-fiction book Quiet City: Walking in West Terrace Cemetery (2016), Carol has published short fiction, journalism, and personal essays. She was the recipient of the 2016 Barbara Hanrahan Fellowship, and is an affiliate member of the J.M. Coetzee Centre for Creative Practice, where she was Writer-in-Residence in 2017. Her most recent book Murmurations (2020) was published by Spinifex Press. Carol lives in Adelaide.