Josephine Wilson was born in England and came to Australia in 1966. She is the co-author of the performance/theatre work The Geography of Haunted Places, and author of the novel Cusp. She has a PhD from UWA. She has reviewed for Realtime, ArtLink Magazine and for the West Australian, and is a board member for the Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts. Josephine was announced as the winner of the inaugural Dorothy Hewett Award at a ceremony as part of the 2016 Perth Writers Festival.