H.C. Gildfind is an Australian author of fiction, essays and book reviews. THE WORRY FRONT was completed with the support of an Australia Council Grant and includes the award-winning novella QUARRY. Gildfind has also researched interwar Australian literature and history, and was awarded a PhD by the University of Melbourne in 2012. In 2020, Gildfind won the Miami University Press international novella competition: BORN SLEEPING was published in March 2021.