Edwina Preston is a Melbourne writer and performer. The Inheritance of Ivorie Hammer is her first novel, but her second book. Her first book was a biography of Howard Arkley, Not Just A Suburban Boy, published by Duffy and Snellgrove.
Her work has appeared in the Age, the Sydney Morning Herald and the Australian newspapers, Heat magazine, Island, Australian Book Review and Griffith Review.
She has performed her work with musicians at venues around Melbourne for some years, and her work has been broadcast on ABC Radio National, Triple R and PBS. She is currently performing with Harry Howard, Dave Graney and Clare Moore in the group, Harry Howard and the NDE.
She lives in Melbourne with her partner and three children and teaches creative writing at NMIT.