Khyiah was a 2010 recipient of the Australian Society of Authors Mentorship Award for her first novel Fake Profile, the story of how a single posting on a social media website can go horribly wrong. Fake Profile was released in August 2014.
don't friend me, released 28th January 2016, is the revised edition of Fake Profile, updated to reflect new technologies.
Her second book, young adult crime fiction novel Say Nothing, is due for release in April 2016. Her third book, children's multimodal novel, Jordan's Journey, will be released early 2017. She has just completed the text for her fourth novel, a multimodal young adult psychological thriller, I Know Why You Run, and is developing the multimodal content.
Khyiah has undergraduate degrees in [Education] and [History, Philosophy & Politics], PostGrad qualifications in [Education] and [Technology] and Masters degrees in [Gender Studies] and [Creative Writing]. She is currently a PhD candidate in Media, with a focus on Creative Writing, for which she is researching multimodal reading and writing.