Ashley Kalagian Blunt is a Sydney-based author. Her debut book, My Name Is Revenge, was a finalist in the Carmel Bird Digital Literary Award and was shortlisted for the Woollahra Digital Literary Award. Her writing appears in Griffith Review, Sydney Review of Books, Westerly, the Australian, the Big Issue, and Kill Your Darlings. She has a Master of Research in creative writing and is a Varuna alumna. How to Be Australian received a 2017 fellowship from the Katharine Susannah Prichard Writers’ Centre.