Josephine Wilson is a Perth-based writer. Her novel Extinctions (UWA Publishing, 2016) won the 2017 Miles Franklin Award, the Colin Roderick Award and was nominated for the Prime Minister’s Literature Award. It is published in the UK by Serpent’s Tale, and in the USA with Tin House. Her first novel was Cusp, (UWA Publishing, 2005). She teaches at Murdoch University.