Dr David Whish-Wilson was born in Newcastle, NSW but raised in Singapore, Victoria and WA. He has published short stories in Australia (anthologised in Pascoe Publishing’s Best Fifty Stories Collection) and had a longer piece short-listed for the Vogel/Australian Literary Award.

His first novel ‘The Summons’ was published in 2006 (Vintage – Random House). His second novel ‘Line of Sight’, based upon Perth’s most notorious unsolved murder, that of brothel madam Shirley Finn in 1975, was published by Penguin in September 2010, and was short-listed for a 2011 Ned Kelly Award.

David has taught in the prison system in both WA and Fiji, where he started the country’s first prisoner writing program, which now operates in all Fijian prisons. He currently lives in Fremantle, Western Australia, where he teaches creative writing at Curtin University. He blogs at http://www.davidwhish-wilson.com


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