Alyssa Brugman attended five different schools in New South Wales, Australia and completed a business degree at Newcastle University. She began writing at the age of twenty-two.
Walking Naked is Alyssa’s second published novel. Her first, Finding Grace, was shortlisted for a number of literary awards, including the Children’s Book Council Book of the Year Award (Older Readers) and the New South Wales Premier’s Award (Ethel Turner Prize). She now lives in Sydney and works in public relations.