Rosie Scott is an internationally published award-winning writer who has published six critically acclaimed  novels, a collection each of short stories, poems and essays and edited two anthologies. Her award-winning play was the basis for a film which received several international prizes.

She is a permanent member of the Council of Australian Society of Authors, holds the Sydney PEN Award, and an honorary membership of PEN and together with Tom Keneally was nominated for the Human Rights Medal. She was also nominated for the education section of 100 most influential people in Sydney for her work in mentoring and teaching about asylum seekers. She co-founded Women for Wik.

Her last novel Faith Singer was on the list of 50 Essential Reads by Contemporary Writers compiled by the Orange Committee, the Guardian and Hays Literary Festival

Her latest book is A Country Too Far, the much discussed anthology on asylum seekers co-edited with Tom Keneally.