marlee jane ward

Marlee Jane Ward is a writer and visual artist living on Wurundjeri Land in Melbourne, Australia. She grew up on the Central Coast of New South Wales, studied creative writing at the University of Wollongong and is an alum of the Clarion West Writers Workshop in Seattle, Washington.

She is the author of the award-winning Orphancorp Series. Her short fiction is published in Aurealis, Apex, Interfictions, Terraform and others. You can find her non-fiction in Overland, Meanjin, KYD, Scum Mag and more.

She spends most of her time managing the inside of her own head but is also living her dream of being someone’s goth aunt.