Dmetri Kakmi is a writer and editor. The fictionalised memoir Mother Land was shortlisted for the New South Wales Premier’s Literary Awards; and is published in England and Turkey. He edited the acclaimed children’s anthology When We Were Young. The ghost story ‘The Boy by the Gate’ was reprinted in The Year’s Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2013. Haunting Matilda was shortlisted in the Aurealis Awards Best Fantasy Novella category in 2015. His essays and short stories appear in anthologies. He lives in Melbourne.