When Elizabeth Jane Corbett worked as a librarian, taught Welsh at the Melbourne Welsh Church, and was the Social Media Coordinator for HNSAustralasia. In 2009, her short-story, Beyond the Blackout Curtain, won the Bristol Short Story Prize. Another, Silent Night, was short listed for the Allan Marshall Short Story Award. Her debut historical novel, The Tides Between, was named a Children’s Book Council of Australia Notable Book for older readers. She liked red shoes, dark chocolate, commuter cycling, and reading quirky, character driven novels set once-upon-a-time in lands far away. Sadly she passed away in early 2020.