Lee-Ann Hawe is a freelance writer based in Melbourne, Australia. She has a background in marketing communications, including corporate communications, content and copy writing. She has spent the past four years researching the second world war and conflict and has travelled to Greece, Crete, Gallipoli, Vietnam, and Cambodia.

Lee-Ann is completing a Masters of Arts (Creative Writing & Literature). Her first fiction novel is scheduled for completion in early 2017.

Lee-Ann is the founder of Women Who Write, Melbourne a supportive networking group for women writers. She is of Te Arawa and Te Atihaunui-a-Paparangi descent