Rose Michael is a writer and editor. Her first novel, The asking game, of which "End sex" is an extract, was a runner-up in The Australian/Vogel literary awards in 2002.
She has a BA (Hons) from the University of Melbourne, an MA from UTS, and is currently working on her PhD.
Entering publishing as a proofreader, she has worked as a book and magazine editor – more recently the trade press publications Bookseller + Publisher and the Weekly Book Newsletter – as well as spending time in corporate communications. Her journalism and fiction has been published widely.