Kaya Wilson is the author of As Beautiful As Any Other and tsunami scientist based in Australia. His non-fiction writing blends essay and memoir to explore universal themes of identity, gender and origin. Kaya’s work has been published widely by Brow Books, Pan Macmillan, The Guardian, Overland, Archer, The Sydney Morning Herald, and others.
He was the winner of the 2019 Writing NSW Varuna Fellowship, a runner-up in the 2019 Kill Your Darlings New Critic Award and was also shortlisted for Penguin Australia’s 2019 Write It Fellowship. As Beautiful as Any Other is his first book.