Merav Fima is a PhD candidate in the Literary and Cultural Studies Program at Monash University. Her prose and poetry have appeared in a number of anthologies and literary journals. Her short story ‘Bride Immaculate’ won the first prize in the Energheia Literary Competition in Matera, Italy (2014). She is the translator of Gal Ventura’s scholarly monograph, Maternal Breast-Feeding and Its Substitutes in Nineteenth-Century French Art, published by Brill in 2018. She is currently at work on her first novel.