Helen Dale is an Australian lawyer, author and journalist living in London. She won the Miles Franklin Award for her first novel, The Hand that Signed the Paper, and read law at Oxford and Edinburgh. Her most recent novel, Kingdom of the Wicked, was shortlisted for the Prometheus Prize for science fiction. She writes for several outlets, including The Spectator, The Australian, Standpoint, and CapX. She also has a weekly spot (every Thursday) on TalkRADIO with Mike Graham, and is Senior Writer for Law & Liberty.