Sophie Hardcastle is an author and artist currently studying for a Bachelor of Fine Arts at Sydney College of the Arts. Sophie’s memoir, RUNNING LIKE CHINA, was released in September 2015. Her debut novel, BREATHING UNDER WATER, will be published by Hachette in July 2016. Sophie has written for various magazines, including ELLE, Harper’s Bazaar and Surfing World, and has also written for theatre. Sophie is a mental health spokesperson for Batyr and shares her experiences with bipolar 1 disorder by speaking in schools. Sophie was recently named as one of Triple j’s ’25 Under 25 who are nailing it!’.