Louise is finishing her first novel, 'Ida's Children'. In 2014, she was granted a Varuna Residential Fellowship to work on her book, which was also shortlisted for the 2014 City of Fremantle-TAG Hungerford Award.
Louise's short stories, memoir pieces and articles have been published in journals and anthologies.
Louise lives in Perth, Western Australia. She is married with four children and two dogs. On this blog, she writes about parenting and the novel writing journey.