Alison Goodman lives in bayside Melbourne, Australia with her husband and their indomitable Jack Russell Terrier. Alison was a D.J. O'Hearn Memorial Fellow at Melbourne University, holds a Masters degree, and has taught creative writing at postgraduate level. Her debut novel was the award-winning futuristic thriller, Singing the Dogstar Blues, and her second, the acclaimed adult crime thriller, Killingthe Rabbit. She is currently writing full-time and mentoring others through the wild and wonderful process of writing a novel.