Deeper than the Sea
Nelika McDonald was born in Brisbane in 1983. Her first novel, The Vale Girl, was published in 2013. Nelika spent her twenties studying, travelling and working in various occupations. She has been a media reader, a museum staff member and a sales assistant in a pet shop, a jewellery shop, a clothes shop and a tea shop. She has lived in London and Melbourne and thoroughly enjoyed both, but eventually returned to Brisbane, where she currently lives and writes.