Paddy O′Reilly is a writer from Melbourne. Her work has been published and broadcast widely both here and internationally. The Wonders, her most recent novel, was published in 2014 in Australia and 2015 in the USA. The Fine Colour of Rust was published in Australia, the UK and the USA and was shortlisted for the ALS Gold Medal. Her collection of award-winning stories, The End of the World, garnered much review coverage in Australia and was shortlisted for several awards. Her debut novel, The Factory, was broadcast in fifteen episodes as the ABC Radio National Book Reading in 2009.