Jo Riccioni’s stories have been read on BBC and National Radio, and published in Best Australian Stories 2010 and 2011, The Age newspaper and major literary journals in Australia and the UK. Her short fiction has won the EJ Brady Award, the Banjo Patterson Award, the Katherine Susannah Prichard Prize, the Yeovil Prize (UK) and the Wells Prize (UK). She was a panellist at the inaugural Australian Short Story Festival in Perth in 2016 and has held residencies at Varuna and Bundanon. Jo’s novel The Italians at Cleat’s Corner Store was published in Australia and the UK in 2015 and won the International Rubery Award in the novel category. Jo is currently working on an anthology of short fiction, the title story of which has been optioned for film.