Christina Carè is an Italian-Australian writer, who travelled and lived across Asia and Europe before settling in London. She collected degrees in Architecture, Art History and Journalism before finally leaning into her passion for fiction. As a writer and editor, she has worked for Spotlight, Google, and the F-Word feminist collective. She was awarded a full scholarship to the Faber Academy in 2020, won a place in the London Writers Award in 2019, has been mentored by author Kirsty Logan, and was previously Highly Commended in the Sydney Morning Herald Young Writer Award. She is a host and producer for Author Not Present and the Mechanics Institute Review Podcast, and interviewed artists and makers for the Spotlight podcast. She is currently working on her debut novel Words for Mother, which uses the gothic to explore womanhood, inherited trauma, and intricate familial relationships.