Felicity Castagna was awarded the Prime Minister’s Literary Award in 2014 for her previous novel, The Incredible Here and Now, which was adapted for the stage by the National Theatre of Parramatta. Her collection of short stories, Small Indiscretions, was named an Australian Book Review Book of the Year. Her work has also appeared on national radio and television. No More Boats was a finalist both for the Miles Franklin Literary Award and the Voss Literary Prize. Castagna lives in Sydney.