Kylie A Hough lives on Yugambeh land where she is currently undertaking a Master of Creative Writing at Macquarie University. In 2015 Kylie received the Lucy Elizabeth Craigie Award, the Richard B Smith Memorial Prize, and the Australian Federation of Graduate Women Inc. (AFGW) NSW (Armidale) UNE ARTS AWARD. She was a finalist in the Gertrude Stein Award in Fiction 2018 and long listed in Room Magazine's 2021 Creative Nonfiction Contest. Kylie is the recipient of a 2021 CA/ASA Award Mentorship (Fiction) from the Australian Society of Authors. Her short works can be found in local and international literary journals including OyeDrum, Litro Magazine, Verity La, The Journal of Compressed Creative Arts and others. We All Fall Down is her second literary thriller.