Madelaine Dickie has been writing since she was seven. Her first novel Troppo was published by Fremantle Press in 2016 and her second novel Red Can Origami is due to be released in December 2019. She’s travelled to Japan, Senegal, the Dominican Republic and Namibia in search of surf and space to write. She’s an avid reader. She’s currently consuming Balzac, Ludmilla Petrushevskaya and James Crumley. Her poetry, audio stories and creative non-fiction have appeared nationally and internationally. Madelaine is the editor of the National Indigenous Times newspaper. She mostly lives in Exmouth, WA.