Eloise Grills is an award-winning essayist, comics artist and poet, interested in hybrid visual-textual forms. big beautiful female theory is her first illustrated memoir-in-essays. The book has recently been shortlisted for the 2023 Indie Book Awards and highly commended in the Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards. Her first poetry collection, If you’re sexy and you know it slap your hams, was shortlisted for the 2020 Mary Gilmore Award. She lives on Dja Dja Wurrung land with her husband and mother-in-law.