Krissy Kneen is a Brisbane-based bookseller and writer. Kneen has been shortlisted three times for the Queensland Premier’s Literary Award, and in 2014 won the Thomas Shapcott Poetry Prize.
She is the author of a short collection of erotica, Swallow the Sound, and a memoir, Affection. Kneen has also penned a collection of erotica entitled Triptych. Her first novel, Steeplechase, was published in 2013. Her work is described as “Transgressive, sardonic, lyrical, comic; irresistibly erotic yet also romantic, Krissy Kneen’s writing has been acclaimed for its fearless honesty. In this suite of linked stories, she addresses taboos of all kinds with a subtle wit and an insistence on sexual pleasure that will delight readers”