Eleanor Limprecht is the author of two other novels: Long Bay and What Was Left, which was shortlisted for the 2014 ALS Gold Medal. She also writes short fiction, book reviews and essays for various publications, including Best Australian Stories 2015. When not writing or reading Eleanor teaches as a casual academic at UTS.
She was born in the United States and lived many places including Germany and Pakistan before meeting an Australian in Italy and moving to Sydney in 2002. Now she lives in Maroubra with that same Australian and their two children.