Nardi Simpson is a Yuwaalaraay writer, musician, storyteller and educator from NSW’s north-west freshwater plains. She is the recipient of the 2018 Black&Write! Indigenous Writers Fellowship. Her debut novel, Song of the Crocodile, is due for release in 2020. As a member of Indigenous duo Stiff Gins, she has performed around the world. Nardi is also a Gamilaraay language teacher and cultural consultant.