Annabel Ashalley Anthony is an award-winning writer. Her novel A Thousand natural shocks was Long-listed for the Lucy Cavendish Prize 2020. Annabel is a Women in Games Ambassador and the founder of Melanin Gamers, a gaming community that promotes inclusion and diversity in the video games industry. She has a popular podcast where she reads out her poems, plays and extracts of her novel. Alongside her passion for writing and gaming; she is also an avid fundraiser and regularly works with the Bloodfund an Imperial Health Charity to raise awareness and funds for Sickle-Cell Anaemia.