Cass Lynch is a Koreng Wudjari Noongar woman, and is descended from the families of Ravensthorpe in the Great Southern region of Western Australia. She is a writer and Research Fellow, and has a PhD in Creative Writing that explores Noongar stories that reference climate change. She is a member of the Wirlomin Noongar Language and Stories group who focus on the revitalisation of culture and language connected to south coast Noongar people. She is the co-founder of Aboriginal literature project Woylie Project, which facilitates bringing Noongar stories into print and training community members to be presenters. She has published short stories, essays, and poems, and her multimedia storytelling works have been featured at Perth Festival, Fremantle Biennale, PICA, Arts House Melbourne, CCA Glasgow, and more. Her Noongar language haikus, published in Westerly 64.1, won the 2019 Patricia Hackett Prize. Her short story ‘Split’, a creative impression of deep time Perth, is a key text for high school students studying VCE English in Victoria and can be found in the UQP publication Flock: First Nations Stories Then and Now.

Cass Lynch is represented by Benython Oldfield at Zeitgeist Agency.