Artist Bio

Sophie Cunningham

Sophie Cunningham is the author of seven books, including City of Trees: Essays on Life, Death and the Need for a Forest and Melbourne, and the co-author of Wonder: 175 years of Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria. She has just finished her novel, This Devastating Fever, and is writing her next book for children. She has begun researching a new non-fiction book, The Time Machines: In search of ten of Australia’s oldest and most remote trees. Sophie is also a teacher, mentor and climate change activist.