MCCONNOCHIE, Mardi. Australian, b. 1971. Genres: Novels, Plays/ Screenplays. Career: Novelist, playwright, scriptwriter, and editor. Publications: Coldwater: A Novel, 2001. Author of plays produced in Australia; author of scripts for television series Home and Away. Address: c/o Author Mail, HarperCollins Publicity, PO Box 321, Pymble, NSW 2073, Australia.