JENNIFER DABBS was born in Orange, NSW, but spent most of her formative years in Melbourne where she was educated at a Presentation convent. She has worked as a singer, bank clerk, receptionist, publican and associate systems engineer in the computer industry. Her articles, reviews and short stories have been published in journals and newspapers. She has twelve years’ experience in teaching fiction writing – short stories and novels – at tertiary level. She has had four novels published – one adult, two junior novels and one young adult and has written a text book on Short Story Writing. She has written a sequel to Beyond Redemption entitled A Member of the Chorus, which will be available soon. She is currently working on a memoir.