Jo Anderton lives in Sydney, Australia, with her patient husband, faithful dog, and two cats. By day she is a mild-mannered marketing coordinator for an Australian book distributor. By night, weekends and lunchtimes she writes dark fantasy and horror. Her short fiction has appeared in Aurealis, Midnight Echo, Kaleidotrope, and Andromeda Spaceways inflight magazine. She was shortlisted for the 2009 Aurealis Award for best young adult short story.