Donna Mazza is a West Australian author and academic at Edith Cowan University. She is author of Fauna (Allen & Unwin, 2020) which was shortlisted for Aurealis Best Science Fiction novel, and The Albanian (Fremantle Press, 2007), which received the TAG Hungerford Award.

Her stories have recently been published in Overland, KYD New Australian Fiction and Westerly. She has written for The Conversation, Science-Write-Now and Antipodes on kangaroos, swearing, utopia and Australian literature. She was recipient of the Patricia Hackett Prize, Mick Dark Flagship Fellowship for Environmental Writing at Varuna Writers Centre and Tyrone Guthrie International Exchange to Ireland.