Madeleine Watts is a writer of fiction, essays and journalism. Her writing has been published in The Believer, The White Review, Los Angeles Review of Books, Griffith Review, Meanjin and The Lifted Browamongst others. She is the winner of the 2015 Griffith Review Novella Competition. 

Madeleine grew up in Sydney, and sometimes Melbourne, but she has been based in New York since 2013. 

Madeleine graduated in 2013 from the University of Sydney with First Class Honours in English. She has regularly been accused of having read too many books.