Aiki Flinthart is a Brisbane author of 11 speculative fiction novels, several short stories, and a non-fiction book Fight Like a Girl – writing fight scenes for female characters.

Her long fiction includes the best-selling 80AD series, the urban fantasy Ruadhan Sidhe Novels, and the sci-fantasy trilogy The Kalima Chronicles. Her short fiction has been shortlisted in the Aurealis Awards, and as a top-8 finalist in the USA Writers of the Future competition. She has also edited two anthologies. When not writing, she does hero-approved activities such as martial arts, archery, knife-throwing, and lute-playing.