Michelle Goldsmith is a Melbourne-based author whose writing often inhabits the shady borderlands between genres.
She has a BSc (majoring in Zoology/Evolutionary Biology) and a Masters degree in Publishing and Communications, with a thesis exploring the author-reader relationship within the contemporary speculative fiction field.
Her life science background and particular fondness for the stranger aspects of the natural world often inform her fiction.
Her short fiction has appeared in various publications both within Australia and overseas, and been short-listed for both the Aurealis Award and the Ditmar Award. She has also had works translated.