Eva Hornung is an award-winning writer of literary fiction and criticism. The Last Garden won the SA Premier’s Award for fiction (2018) and Dog Boy won the Prime Minister’s Literary Award in 2010. Her earlier novels published as Eva Sallis, include Hiam and The Marsh Birds. Philip Waldron supervised her academic work: Scheherazade Through the Looking Glass: the Metamorphosis of the 1001 Nights. Curzon (now Routledge) UK 1998 and it is still in print. Eva lives in rural South Australia.