Saradha Koirala is from Wellington, New Zealand and is of Nepali and Pākehā descent. She has a Masters in Creative Writing from Victoria University’s International Institute of Modern Letters and writes poetry, teen fiction and reviews. Saradha has had all kinds of jobs over the years including washing dishes, shelving books, reading the news and prepping people to climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge. For the last ten years she’s been teaching English literature and creative writing at high schools and universities. She now lives in Melbourne.