Amaryllis Gacioppo is an Italian-Australian writer of both fiction and nonfiction. Her work has been shortlisted for a number of awards, including the Bristol Short Story Prize and the Scribe Nonfiction Prize. She is currently writing her first book, a work of memoir, history and travelogue, which explores ideas about cities, homelands and citizenship. It will be published by Bloomsbury in 2022. She lives in Trieste, Italy.