Van Badham is multi-award winning theatermaker, author, journalist and screenwriter whose work for theatre and musical theatre has been performed all ober the world. Presently under commission for Sydney Theatre Company and the State Theatre Company of South Australia, she is also developing an original TV series, a featured columnist for the Guardian, writes regularly for the New York Times, co-hosts the award-winning politics podcast The Week on the Wednesday and is writing a new non-fiction book for Hardie Grant. Her most recent book, QAnon And On: A Short and Shocking History of Internet Conspiracy Cults was a finalist for a Walkley and a best-seller. Van is a frequent guest on the ABC’s The Drum & QandA programs as well as on the ABC‘s Statewide radio program. She has a BCA/BA from the University of Wollongong and an MA from VCA, and is a former literary manager for the Finborough Theatre London and Malthouse Melbourne.