Allayne grew up in Kingston, South East and now lives in Adelaide, South Australia. She is the author of two teenage fiction novels Our Little Secret and Stresshead and one children’s novel Barnesy. Allayne is the recipient of two Arts SA grants and a Board Member of the Salisbury Writers' Festival. She writes whenever she can squeeze it in between working a ‘day job’ (to support her writing!) and motherhood. She hopes to eventually publish many, many stories.