Tegan Bennett Daylight is a writer, teacher and critic. She is the author of three novels: Bombora, What Falls Away and Safety, as well as several books for children and teenagers. Her collection of short stories, Six Bedrooms, was published in July 2015, and shortlisted for the ALS Gold Medal, the Steele Rudd Award and the 2016 Stella Prize. Her new book of essays, The Details, will be published by Scribner in July 2020. She works as a lecturer in English and Creative Writing, and lives in the Blue Mountains near Sydney with her husband and two children.