Diane Murray is an interior architect, writer and poet. She was awarded her PhD from Swinburne University on the subject of Marion Leathem in 2016. Her articles and stories have been published in professional publications, industry magazines and online journals. Colonialism, feminist history and the psychology of writing biographical fiction are the subjects of her exegesis and have generated research into transference, countertransference, post generational memory and fact versus fiction. She completed her first full length novel Printer’s Ink in 2016. Previously Deputy Chair of the New South Wales Writers Centre, she is an executive committee member of HNSA and lives in Sydney.