Laura Elizabeth Woollett is an author from Melbourne, Australia. Her debut novel was The Wood of Suicides (The Permanent Press, 2014). In 2017, her short story collection The Love of a Bad Man (Scribe, 2016) was shortlisted for the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for Fiction and the Ned Kelly Award for Best First Fiction. She has appeared at literary festivals nationally and internationally, and has been the recipient of several artist grants, residencies, and fellowships. Her latest novel is Beautiful Revolutionary (Scribe, 2018).