Anastasia Tyler is a recognised crime writer who has won the Burdekin Writers Festival Short Story Competition, was shortlisted for the prestigious CWA (UK) Debut Dagger Award and is published in the NT Writers’ Centre short story anthology, Bruno’s Song. She also has numerous published non-fiction articles.
Born in Canada of Australian parents with convict heritage, Anastasia grew up in England and reunited with Australia as a teenager. She has a background in journalism, media, teaching English literature, and now works as a Hansard editor. Words have been a constant in her life.
Survival Mode is based on Anastasia’s experiences at an antiquated boarding school in 1980s England.