About the author
Tess Evans' first novel, the bestselling Book Of Lost Threads, was published in 2010 and was shortlisted for the Indie Awards 2011 and longlisted for the 2012 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. Previous to her writing debut, Tess taught and counselled a wide range of people: youth at risk, migrants, Indigenous trainees, apprentices, sole parents and unemployed workers of all ages and professions. Her second novel, The Memory Tree, was published in 2012. She lives in Melbourne.