Eleanor Limprecht is the author of three novels: The Passengers (2018), Long Bay and What Was Left, which was shortlisted for the 2014 ALS Gold Medal. She also writes short fiction, book reviews and essays published in various places, including Best Australian Stories 2015. When not writing Eleanor teaches as a casual academic at UTS. She was born in the United States and lived many places including Germany and Pakistan before meeting an Australian in Italy and moving to Sydney in 2002. Now she lives in Maroubra with the same Australian and their two children.