Madeleine Ryan is an Australian writer, director and author. Her articles and essays have appeared in The New York Times, SBS, Vogue, The Daily Telegraph, The Sydney Morning Herald, Vice, Bustle, and Lenny Letter. She is currently working on the screen adaptation of her debut literary fiction novel, A Room Called Earth. The book was published by Penguin Press in the US/CAN and Scribe in AUS/UK. Madeleine lives in rural Victoria.