Nasrin Mahoutchi is a writer and art practitioner. Nasrin writes in Farsi (Persian) and English languages. Her short stories have been published in anthologies such as HEAT, Southerly, and Meanjin. Her works has been broadcast on ABC Radio, Radio Eye, and on Persian Radio. She has a doctorate of creative art (DCA) degree. Her creative component is a novel based in Iran and her exegesis is a series of essays covering topics of exile and displacement, writing in English as a second language, private and public, and the meaning of home. Her short story, ‘Standing in the cold’, was selected for Best Australian Stories 2016.