Painting courtesy of Liat.
David Sornig was born and raised in Melbourne and Germany and is now based in Adelaide where he lectures in creative writing at Flinders University. His fiction, non-fiction and criticism have appeared in Griffith Review, New Matilda, Antipodes, The Age and elsewhere. In 2008 he was awarded the Charles Pick Fellowship at the University of East Anglia in the United Kingdom. His novel Spiel follows an architect’s apocalyptically charged journey through Melbourne and Berlin. He is writing a follow-up about a family at the coalface of climate change and sometimes updates his blog at www.davidsornig.wordpress.com