Ephiny Gale was born in Melbourne, Australia, and is still there, alongside her lovely wife and a small legion of bookcases. She has written several produced stage plays and musicals, including the sold-out How to Direct from Inside at La Mama and Shining Armour at The 1812 Theatre. Her script Time Scraps was a finalist in St Martin's National Playwriting Competition, and Hearts up Sleeves won the Five Minute Play award at Dante's.
She is also the author of about a dozen short stories, novellas and novelettes, which have appeared in publications including Daily Science Fiction, Aurealis and GigaNotoSaurus. Her stories have featured on the Tangent Online Recommended Reading List and as a finalist in Nestle's Write Around Australia. When not writing, Ephiny currently works as a Project Coordinator for an online education company. Her previous roles have included coordinating a major arts festival, working as the Association Secretary for the Green Room Awards (Melbourne's premier performing arts awards), nine months as a professional wedding DJ, and as an executive of a university student association. Ephiny has a Masters in Arts Management, a red belt in taekwondo, and a passion for psychology, fairy tales, and storytelling in all its forms. She also especially enjoys raspberries, Italian greyhounds, playing board games with friends, and wearing clothes made out of unnatural fabrics.