Emma Viskic’s critically acclaimed Caleb Zelic novels have been published worldwide. The series has won numerous prizes, including a Ned Kelly Award and an unprecedented five Davitt Awards. Her debut novel, Resurrection Bay, was shortlisted for the UK’s prestigious Gold Dagger and New Blood Awards, and a Barry Award in the US. Emma learned Auslan in order to create the character of Caleb, who is profoundly deaf. Emma was once a classical clarinettist whose musical career ranged from performing with Jose Carreras and Dame Kiri Te Kanawa to busking for beer money in St Kilda. She lives in Naarm/Melbourne, Australia and is currently working on a standalone novel.