DJ Daniels is an Australian author. She writes when she manages to get her husband and two daughters out of the house and during lulls in the ongoing dog-lizard war. (Lizards are well ahead.) Her first novel, What the Dead Said, is set in a near future Sydney populated by ghosts and other untoward characters. Her short stories have appeared in publications such as Aurealis, Andromeda Spaceways Magazine, and So It Goes. Her manuscript, Green Jay and Crow, won the 2014 Fellowship of Australian Writers Award for Science Fiction and Fantasy. She is a judge for the 2018 Aurealis Awards and is one of the Sydney Story Factory’s Ambassadors of Ink.