Kirsty McKay is an actress, producer, and director who works in the theater. She is a dramatist for children and pantomimes, as well as a children's book author. Her work was featured in the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators' inaugural anthology, Undiscovered Voices, in 2008. She was selected the best new writer by the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators in 2008. Unfed is her first book.