Jacqueliene Bailey is a professional writer, researcher and advocate for cultural diversity and community. Jacqueliene wrote The Eulogy as part of a Creative Writing PhD at UNSW. She is the recipient of a Varuna Writer’s House Emerging Writers Fellowship, a UNSW Research Excellence Award and a University Medal. Jacqueliene was recently ordained as an interfaith minister by the world’s oldest interfaith seminary and is a trained Deathwalker, offering spiritual services for the non-religious. She lives in the Illawarra with her husband and daughter.