Louise is a mother and writer, and 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. The winner will be announced in March.
Four of Louise's short stories and memoir pieces have been published in recent anthologies.
Louise lives in Perth, Western Australia. She is married with four children and two dogs.