Lee-Ann Hawe is a freelance writer based in Melbourne, Australia. She has a background in marketing communications, corporate content and copywriting. Lee-Ann has spent the past four years researching the second world war and 28th Maori Battalion for her debut novel and is also completing her Masters in Creative Writing.

She is the founder of Women Who Write, Melbourne a supportive networking group for women writers.

Lee-Ann is Te Arawa and Te Atihaunui-a-Paparangi descent.