Fiona Kelly McGregor has published eight books, most recently the novel Iris, nominated for many awards including the Miles Franklin Award, the NSW Premier’s Award, the Australian Literary Society Gold Medal and the Stella Prize. Previously, novel Indelible ink won Age Book of the Year and was published in French by Actes-Sud. McGregor’s non-fiction includes essay collection Buried not dead, shortlisted for the VPLA, genre-busting photoessay A novel idea, and travel memoir about a performance art tour through Poland, Strange museums. McGregor is also known for a large repertoire of performance art and event curation, and writes for The Saturday Paper, Sydney Review of Books, Sydney Morning Herald, Art Monthly and more. When in Sydney, McGregor lives and works on Gadigal country.