Carissa Lee is a Wemba-Wemba actor and writer based in Melbourne. A Flinders Drama Centre graduate, she has since completed an editing traineeship through the Black and Write! Indigenous Writing and Editing Program, which led to her role as the ATSI Writers Program Coordinator at the SA Writers Centre in Adelaide. Since relocating to Melbourne, Carissa has worked as a freelance writer, while undertaking her PhD in Indigenous theatre, and continuing her career as an actor. Carissa’s writing has featured in publications such as LIP Mag, Book Riot, Melbourne Writers Festival, Conversation Media, and Red Room Poetry.