Award winning author and actress Rebecca Smee writes powerful, punchy fiction for teens and adults who have a fascination for dark and twisted fantasy. She is a performer and screenwriter who injects danger and theatricality into her speculative fiction. She works as a freelance copywriter, and has written for theatre and short film. Her books include the YA novel THE PEANUT GALLERY, and adult novel HUMAN GROWTH. She has studied manuscript editing, speculative fiction, fantasy YA, screenwriting and YA fiction at Writing NSW. Her YA novel DANCING STONES – under the working title TEYA – was shortlisted for both the Harper Collins Varuna Award and the Society of Women’s Writers Award for best unpublished novel, and it won the Random House Varuna Publishers Award.