Zoë Meager was born in Christchurch, New Zealand. She holds a Masters in Creative Writing from the University of Auckland. In 2013 she won the Commonwealth Writers Short Story Prize, Pacific Region, for her story ‘Things with faces’. Her writing has appeared in various online and print journals and her work has been shortlisted in The New Guard, Momaya Press and Highlands and Islands short story contests. She is currently working on a collection of short stories.