Pamela Cook is an author, podcaster and teacher. Her stories feature complex women and fraught family relationships. She has had four novels published with Hachette Australia, Blackwattle Lake, Essie's Way, Close To Home and The Crossroads and published her first independent title, Cross My Heart in 2019. Pamela is the co-host of Writes4Women, a podcast focusing on women, writing and feminism, and the sister podcast Writes4Festivals covering regional writers' festivals in NSW. She is a Writer Ambassador for Room To Read a not-for-profit organization that promotes literacy and gender equality in developing countries. Pamela is an experienced teacher and has taught writing courses and workshops for the last fifteen years. When she's not writing she wastes as much time as possible riding Rio, her handsome quarter horse.