Lorena Carrington is a photographic artist and book illustrator based in regional Victoria. She is published in Australia with Serenity Press and MidnightSun Publishing, and internationally with Kane Miller (US) and Wydawnictwo Tadam (Poland). She has also been commissioned for covers by publishers such as Transit Lounge, Swan River Press (Ireland), Eagle Books, and the Australian Fairy Tale Society. She presents at literary and arts festivals around Australia, and visits schools and libraries to give talks and hold workshops on illustration, books and story. She is the recipient of the 2020 Australian Fairy Tale Society award, for her “outstanding contribution to the field of Australian Fairy Tales” and a May Gibbs Creative Time Fellowship for 2023. Her work is based in photographic montage, and she loves silhouettes for the way they open up illustration to the imagination.