Georgina Aboud lives in Brighton, where she works as a freelance researcher and writer. She has an MA in Development Studies and a Certificate in Creative Writing. Much of her working life has been spent in international development focusing on gender, climate change and food security. She has also worked as a carer, a TV and film extra and a dog sitter. She is currently working on a collection of short stories and a novel, and is the 2017 winner of the Moth Short Story Award.