Penelope Janu has six children (rapidly growing up) and two large dogs, and lives on the coast in Sydney. She had a long career as a solicitor and legal academic before her debut novel, In at the Deep End, was published in 2017. This was followed by On the Right Track in 2018. Penelope writes full-time, except for voluntary legal work, and completed On the Same Page while studying an MA in Creative Writing at UTS. On the Same Page won the 2017 XO Romance Prize.