Jasmin McGaughey is a Torres Strait Islander from the Kulkalgal Nation, and African American. She completed a Master of Writing, Editing and Publishing through the University of Queensland and is currently in the midst of a Master of Philosophy. In 2019 she was lucky enough to work at black&write! as an Editor Intern at the State Library of Queensland for the year. She is also a recipient of the Wheeler Centre’s 2019 Next Chapter Fellowship. Jasmin’s passions have always been writing and reading and she is proud to be able to work and learn in this field with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander writing.