Sreedhevi Iyer is a double hyphen – Indian-Malaysian-Australian – and comes from a legal and creative writing background. As a graduate of the first-cohort of City University Hong Kong’s Masters in Fine Arts in Asian Writing in English (the first of its kind in the world), Sree’s current creative publishing credentials include a Pushcart Prize nomination, with publications in Drunken Boat and Mascara Literary Review, and non-fiction work in Hotel Amerika, Two Thirds North, and Cha: A Literary Journal. She has a pending piece in Meanjin for Christmas 2014, on Mumbai and Bollywood. Her fiction editor Deborah Marie Poe has singled her out as “a promising woman writer to look at in the future” in Women’s Quarterly Conversations. She has also participated in the Brisbane Writers Festival, the UQ Centennial Celebrations, and the NonFictioNow Conference 2012 in Melbourne. She has previously written for Kuala Lumpur’s The Selangor Times and The New Straits Times, including a column called “Regards, Sree” for The Malaysian Sunday Mail, on the Australian education system. She currently is a fiction reader for Drunken Boat and blogs for the Asia Literary Review and Beyond Thirty-Nine. One of her essays, ‘One Degree Away From Place’, published in Two Thirds North, has been chosen by Nicholas Jose, a professor with Adelaide University, to be taught in his course. Sree’s MPhil at the University of Queensland centered on the deterritorialisation of home in postcolonial literature, focusing on the works of Salman Rushdie, Jhumpa Lahiri and R.K. Narayan. Her critical papers are currently under peer review by the journal Politics of Place run by University of Exeter and World Englishes in City University of Hong Kong. Prior to beginning this PhD, she worked in legal research the TC Beirne Law School at the University of Queensland on the Australian Feminist Judgments Project.