Anne Casey-Hardy was born in Fremantle and grew up in Melbourne as the eldest of seven children. She won the 2018 Peter Carey Short Story Award, was shortlisted for the 2019 VU/Overland Short Story Prize and was awarded a 2021 Varuna Residential Fellowship. Her short stories and poetry have been published in Meanjin Quarterly, Island Magazine, Overland Journal, Westerly Magazine and several anthologies.
Anne has previously worked as a research librarian and advocate for families of premature babies, and her work in this area has been published in The Lancet, Journal of Neonatology and Journal of Paediatric and Child Health.
She lives with her husband in Melbourne’s west, on Bunurong land.