Simmone Howell was born in Melbourne in 1971. Her fiction has been published in journals and anthologies in Australia, Canada and the UK. A short film of her award-winning script PITY 24 was produced in 2003 through Film Victoria. She is currently studying Literature, and writing a novel about teenage girls running riot in the suburbs.
Simmone Howell recommends
Ballad for a Mad Girl (2017)
"Ballad for a Mad Girl is brilliant, edgy and unsettling. Grace is a tough and sympathetic anti-heroine. I felt her grief and, even when I cursed her curiosity, was compelled to follow her to the story's satisfying, cinematic end.’"