Lystra Rose

Lystra Rose

Lystra Rose is an award-winning writer. She grew up in Far North Queensland and descends from the Guugu Yimithirr, Birri Gubba, Torres Strait Islander people (Erub Island), and also has Scottish-New Zealand ancestry. Throughout her career, Lystra has been a visual communicator: teacher of the Deaf, graphic designer, photographer… and storyteller. Now, she enjoys home-schooling her two kids, writing YA fiction, surf mag articles, poetry, and is the managing editor of iconic Australian surfing publication, Surfing Life magazine.